Biography

Minttu Hellsten is a Finnish singer-songwriter and a professional folk musician. Hellsten’s main instrument are the vocals, but she can also play e.g. piano, pump organ, small kanteles and jew’s harp. She has composed and performed her own music with several bands, groups and in theaters.

In her music Hellsten uses different styles from folk music, world music and pop. Hellsten has also developed her own composing method, where she makes songs from photos. At the moment Hellsten is doing her master’s studies in The Nordic Master of Global music program in The Royal Music Academy, Aarhus.