Koivu — CD

Very excited about this duo project with Helsinki-based pianist and composer Juha Kujanpää.


Fika — CD

Tasty traditional tunes from Sweden: music on fiddle, 5-string fiddle, nyckelharpa, and voice. With Andrea Larson.

Northlands, Bruce Sagan & lydia ievins

Northlands — CD

Original tunes in traditional Scandinavian styles, with Bruce Sagan. (out of print; download now available)



Trip to Tobo digital tunebook, comprising PDFs and MP3s of 31 favorite tunes from a year of study in Sweden. Includes all the tunes on Fika.

lydia's gig calendar


lydia's gig calendar: dance music for Scandinavian and English Country Dancing. Come hear me play!

lydia & Andrea, Scandinavian fiddle duo

lydia & Andrea

Rich collection of projects with Andrea Larson including teaching, performance, and travel.



Intensive workshops for Scandi-interested dance musicians.
(with Andrea Larson)


Travel adventures

Intermittent blog about my musical travels in Sweden, Finland, and beyond.

Yoohoo from Tobo

Yoohoo from Tobo!

Blog documenting my musical adventures in Sweden 2012–2013.

Band of Friends CD

Band of Friends

Tunes for "Calculated Figures," English Country Dances choreographed by Gary Roodman, one of our greatest modern choreographers in the genre.