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(1972), bassclarinet & clarinet.
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Anja Præst Mikkelsen

With her bass clarinet Anja has cultivated a quite special sound of rhythmic ostinatos and thrilling bass lines.

Anja graduated in 1998 from the Music Academy in Ã…rhus as a music teacher and from the Carl Nielsen Academy - folk music stream in 2002.

Anja is also known from the bands Anja Præst Trio, Dug, Stafivia, Fabel Spendabel and Tek3.

In 2004, she received the Danish Folk Music Prize for her work with establishing the Folk Music stream at the Carl Nielsen Academy.

Anja was nominated as composer of the year 2009 for her solo album.

In 2012 she received the Spillemands Prize at Musik over Præstø Fjord Festival.
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