Born in Gothenburg, cellist My Hellgren works as a musician in many different contexts. She is most involved in contemporary music and in addition to Mimitabu, My is a member of Curious Chamber Players and the text/sound trio, MonoMono.
My was educated at the Royal Academy of Music in Copenhagen (1998-2003) and at the Academy of Music and Drama, University of Gothenburg (2004-2006).
My has performed with other new music ensembles such as Gageego! and Scenatet, but also with orchestras such as Gothenburg Symphony and the Gothenburg Opera. My has a passion for experimental and cross-over projects. She has, for example, collaborated several times with the graffiti artist Carolina Falkholt and recorded a video featuring the electro-acoustic instrument, the Halldorophone, performed with a sounding loom.