Malin makes Music is the stage name of composer, Musical Director, bagpipe and fiddle player Malin Lewis.
Young traditional musician of the year finalist 2022, Malin is joined by acclaimed musicians Luc McNally (Dosca, Snuffbox) on Bouzouki and Sally Simpson (Heisk, Westward the Light) on Fiddle.
Their music is inspired by everything they are exposed to in life.
Recently Malin has been studying folk music in Helsinki and learning the tradition of the extinct Finnish Bagpipes as well as writing and performing music for ‘The strange Undoing of Prudencia Heart’ at the Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester.
Malin plays a set of unique self-made two octave Smallpipes that are opening up new possibilities for piping.
Malin Makes Music will perform an eclectic concoction of their own compositions along with traditional music from Finland, Karelia and Bulgaria.
Their sound has been described as ‘Beautiful and raw’ and ‘a breath of fresh air’.
“Amazing” – The scotsman
“It’s impossible to overstate how impressed we were with Malin makes Music” – The Soundhouse Organisation
“Lewis brings the tradition right up to date” – Folk and Honey