Robin Blanton was born in Virginia in the United States, attended Swarthmore College in Pennsylvania, and moved to Sweden in 1998. She holds a B.A. in Biology and a Ph.D. in Musicology and has also worked as a clavichord and pipe organ builder.
Tilman Skowroneck was born in Bremen in North Germany, was educated at the music conservatories in Amsterdam and the Hague, and has lived in Sweden since 1991. He holds a Ph.D. in Musicology and leads a double life as a professional musician, early keyboard expert and musicologist.