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WORK

• II concert master of the Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra 2008-2016

• frequently substituting as I concert master of Tapiola Sinfonietta Chamber Orchestra

• substitute work for BBC Symphony Orchestra and Australian Chamber Orchestra (leader and principal II violin) 

 

• guest player at the Chamber Orchestra of Europe


• member of Avanti! Chamber Orchestra and founding member / principal II violin of Jousia Ensemble Chamber Orchestra

• member of Avanti! String Quartet, Jousia String Quartet and Tristero piano trio


 

PERFORMANCES, AWARDS & MORE

 

• solo performances with the Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra, Oulu Symphony, Kemi Orchestra, Avanti!

 

• frequent performer at festivals in Finland and abroad, amongst others Our Festival, Summer Sounds Porvoo, Festival en scene Lausanne, Musica Nova Helsinki, Classix Kempten, Silence Festival, Helsinki Festival

 

• II prize at Kuhmo International Chamber Music Competition, I prize at Melartin Chamber Music Competition and III prize at Trondheim String Quartet Competition with the Jousia Quartet

 

• artistic director of Ristiveto, a chamber group focusing on music and art of late 19th and early 20th century

 

• first performances and recordings for the Finnish Broadcasting Company of numerous Finnish contemporary works

 

• latest recordings for ALBA records (Schumann sonatas with Emil Holmström), Ibs Classical (Mozart and Weber Clarinet Quintets with Jousia Quartet and José Luis Estellés) and BIS (Stravinsky’s Pulcinella, Apollon Musagete and Concerto in Re leading the Tapiola Sinfonietta/Suzuki)
 


EDUCATION

• Master of Music / chamber music diploma, Edsberg Chamber Music Institute (Stockholm, 2006), prof. Ulf Wallin and Mats Zetterqvist

• studies at the Sibelius Academy 1999-2003, prof. Kaija Saarikettu and Jaakko Ilves

• master classes by Andrew Manze, Mi-Kyung Lee, Endre Wolf



 

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