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Melker Stendahl is a Swedish pianist, organist and composer born 1975, started playing the piano already at the age of 3, began taking piano lessons when he was 7 years old, one of Sweden’s most skilful pianists. With self-written compositions he walks with the music and takes you to places you have not visited before. He has the ability to give the void life between the notes. Melker’s inspiration he finds in nature, the sea, city life, sandy beaches, etc.

After studying at Södra Latin Music School in Stockholm (1993) and the church music line at the Music School of Piteå (1998), he studied composition for Professor Jan Sandström. Since 1999, he started his work as an organist in Väddö parish in the North Roslagen where he worked for nearly 20 years. Since 2018, Melker has worked as part-time organist in Rättvik’s parish, Sweden
He has now composed around seventy piano pieces in classical style as well as an oboesonat, two violin sons and an organ for the organ.

Melker has had concerts in all the Nordic countries as well as Germany, England, Russia and the United States, collaborating with Falu kammarkör, Dalasinfoniettan, Adolf Fredriks gosskör and participating in the set of Carl Orff’s Carmina Burana in Dalhalla in the summer of 2017. Melker released his first CD- disc 2016 with its own compositions and a new one expected to come in spring / summer 2019.