studies/exams

• 1988 Diploma in Music Theory at Sibelius Academy, Helsinki (prof. Ilkka Oramo)
• 1987 Les Ateliers UPIC, Paris (comp. Iannis Xenakis)
• 1984 Darmstadt Summer Courses, Darmstadt (comp. Clarenz Barlow)
• 1977-82 Composition at Sibelius Academy, Helsinki (comp. Einojuhani Rautavaara)
• 1976-77 Computer Music at EMS, Stockholm (comp. Jon Appleton)
• 1972-81 Music Theory at Sibelius Academy, Helsinki (prof. Jouko Tolonen)
• 1972-76 Electro Acoustic Music at Sibelius Academy, Helsinki (comp. Osmo Lindeman)
• 1972-74 Musicology and Electronic Music at Helsinki University, Helsinki (prof. Erik Tawastjerna, inventor Erkki Kurenniemi)
• 1968-72 Classical Piano and Music Theory at Helsinki Conservatory, Helsinki (pianist Meri Suomaa, lecturer Unto Saarinen)


teacher

• 1989- Sibelius Academy: Senior Lecturer in Music Technology
• 1986-89 Sibelius Academy: Pedagogy of Music Theory and Electronic Music
• Lecturer during many Summer Courses at
Time of Music
• 1985-90 Helsinki University: Musicology, Music Theory and Acoustics
• 1983 NOKIA-DATA Inc.: CAD-consult
• 1979- various Summer Courses around Finland
• 1979-90 Espoo Music Institute: Music Theory, Solfége and Electronic Music
• 1979 Ingesund, Sweden: Courses for Scandinavian Composers
• 1978-82 Helsinki University: Musicology, Music Theory and Acoustics
• 1976-83 Sibelius Academy: Music Theory, Solfége and Electronic Music
• 1972-78 The Helsinki Conservatory of Music: Music Theory and Solfége


latest honors and grants

• 2013, Grant from
Pro Musica Foundation
• 2004,
Medal, First Class with golden cross, of the Order of the White Rose of Finland


professions

• composer (mainly electronic and computer music)
• teacher (music theory, solfége, acoustics, electronic and computer music)
• performer (electronics, keyboards, percussions)
• visual artist (computer graphics and animation)


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