Emma Salokoski was born in Helsinki 10.28.76. She started playing violin when she was 11 years old. After Sibelius-upper secondary school (musical school in Finland) she moved to Stockholm to study musictheater in Kulturama. She graduated in 98. After a year of work, she wanted to continue her studies and went to Pop&Jazz-conservatoire, after which she moved to Sibelius-Academy’s jazz line.