Eva Salina

OneBeat 2012 FellowOneBeat Istanbul Fellow

Singer, Teacher

Brooklyn, United States

Eva Salina is a renowned singer, interpreter, and teacher of traditional and traditionally-based Balkan music. Nurtured through years of mentorship by some of the greatest living Balkan musicians, Eva has devoted her life to the longevity and evolution of East European musical traditions.  Born in California and based in Brooklyn for the last 9 years, in addition to her performance projects Eva is an experienced, devoted educator working internationally as a vocal instructor and consultant.  Eva’s latest record, LEMA LEMA: Eva Salina sings Šaban Bajramović, a tribute to the legendary Serbian Romani singer, was released on Vogiton Records (February 2016) to great critical acclaim.  Eva is a 2012 OneBeat Fellow, a 2015 NYFA Fellow in Folk/Traditional Arts, and happily joins the 2016 OneBeat Istanbul team.