CV

WORK

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

• guest leading for amongst others Tapiola Sinfonietta, Mahler Chamber Orchestra, BBC Symphony Orchestra and Australian Chamber Orchestra  

 

• guest player at the Chamber Orchestra of Europe


• member of Avanti! Chamber Orchestra, Avanti! String Quartet and Tristero Piano Trio


 

PERFORMANCES, AWARDS & MORE

 

• soloist with the Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra, Finnish Chamber Orchestra, Oulu Symphony, Kemi Orchestra, Avanti! Chamber Orchestra

 

• chamber musician at festivals in Finland and abroad, amongst others Kuhmo Festival, 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 planning for Ristiveto, a chamber group focusing on music and art of late 19th and early 20th century, Klassinen Hietsu concert series and Wonderfeel Helsinki as a part of the Helsinki Festival

 

• new works for violin commissioned from composers Veli Kujala, Jouni Hirvelä, Tytti Arola, Minna Leinonen, Jarkko Hartikainen, Tim Page, Lauri Supponen, Riikka Talvitie, Sami Klemola

 

• recordings for ALBA records (Schumann, Beach and Strauss sonatas with Emil Holmström) receiving the Classical Emma Award and "albums of the year" listing by Helsingin Sanomat


• a 5 year artistic working grant from the Ministry for arts and education in 2020


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