I am Joel Karlsson, a musician from northern Sweden now living in Finland. I compose music and songs, often with the guitar in focus. I also perform as a solo artist. Here you will find more about me, my music, videos, free sheet music and much more. Enjoy!

Some words about me:

We got to experience a world-class concert
– Lisa Syrén, swedish radioprofile

”Joel Karlsson is a virtuoso on guitar. He is also fantastic at building moods and environments by just playing on his instrument”
– Västerviksposten 

”Karlsson keeps the mood fairly light and upbeat; melody reigns supreme!” 

– Classical guitar magazine december 8 2017

”Impressive guitar pieces and painting poems performed with empathy and clarity”
– Concert visitor

”Enjoyed it very much …made me want more!”
– Concert visitor in Minnesota

– from Swedish radio (P2 Klassisk förmiddag) concerning the suite  “Nordisk natt” (Nordic night)


Sonouros, mellow tones from lapland