Meeting Points (2019) was co-commissioned by Pirkanmaa Music institute and Vakka-Suomi music school and it was realized with the help of Arts Promotion Centre Finland. There are two arrangements of the work, first pedagogical version for wind orchestras and then an arrangement based on the first version for professional bands. The commissioners...
Works in chronological order
Vyöry/Avalanche seemed to have its own will reflecting the current restless social situation.
The work reflects the relationship between human and nature. The idea was influenced by the paintings of Samuli Heimonen. The music moves in two layers, most of the time overlaping and joining together.
The idea for Grass is singing came from the most miraculous sound I have ever heard.
"You should be writing music instead of organizing Gustav's scherzos and allegros."
The impulse for this work came from a 9-year-old girl's wish for a Christmas gift for Santa Claus, that the world wouldn't end. The world seems very different from the perspective of future generations. Do we sufficiently take them into account in our actions and do we actively use information for the common good of our planet, the freedom to...
5 channel videoinstallation with Heta Kuchka,. Duration: 13 min 33
Rememoror (lat. "I remember") was composed during the time I was writing a memoir of my dear relative, who is suffering from dementia. The damage of memory hit me hard and I let a repeating, simple memory and its many runners, shatters and passes become a starting point of this work.
Kevätkesän avaruus started from poet Suvi Nuotio´s suggestion to collaborate. When winter´s long darkness was giving way to spring we wanted to try to catch a moment of glow into this lied. Kevätkesän avaruus won 1st prize in Majaoja Foundation´s lied competition in 2018.
According to some reports merisirri (The purple sandpiper) is assumed to be the first bird in Finland to die out of extinction because of the climate change. Merisirri nests only in shrubbery hilltops, habitats which are vanishing as forests cover the mountains.
Korentotanssi was composed for the Pirkanmaa music institute´s anniversary and was composed with the help of National Board of Education Finland.
Knoknok was composed for the Pirkanmaa music institute´s anniversary and was composed with the help of National Board of Education Finland.
Stoori was composed for the Pirkanmaa music institute´s anniversary and was composed with the help of National Board of Education Finland. Stoori was first perfomed in piano competition by talented student Sauli Aaltonen from Pirkanmaa music institute.
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