JOHANNES GEWORKIAN-HELLMAN- Johannes is a passionate musician and artist. His voice is the hurdy-gurdy and he moves between different genres such as Swedish traditional music, contemporary music and improvisation. With lyrical, melodic lines, intense grooves and singing drones Johannes plays the hurdy-gurdy in a way seldom heard before. In Symbio he uses all the many colors of the hurdy-gurdy combining the archaic roots with the modern possibilities, always searching for new sounds and possibilities. Johannes is regarded as one of the most interesting, upcoming hurdy-gurdy players of his generation. He has traveled all around Europe playing concerts, giving masterclasses and meeting professional musicians to develop his own way of making music and meeting professional musicians to develop his own way of making music.
LARSEMIL ÖJEBERGET - Within the duo Symbio LarsEmil seeks a different approach of playing the Accordion. From small fragile sounds to the most brutal roarings he brings out the beauty and unexpected sounds of the accordion. By using rhythmic structures combined with melody and various harmonies brought from both folk, pop and jazz he creates his musical voice within the duo.