Date: 12.08.14 Tuesday
Kari Jussila is known one of the leading organists and pedagogues in Finland.
After receiving his diploma in church music and organ music, he has given concerts in Finland, in the other Nordic Countries and in several European countries as well as in Russia and USA. He has first performed about 80 new organ- and chamber music works. He has also made several radio recordings and performed on television, in addition to some organ and chamber music recordings. He received first prize in the 1973 Helsinki organ competition.
Since 1966, Jussila has taught organ music at the Sibelius Academy, as lecturer since 1983 and as professor 1998-2011. In addition to this he has also taught at many master classes and acted as a member of the jury in many international organ competitions.
Turku Cathedral International Organ Concerts
Eerikinkatu 3 A PL 922
Puh. (02) 261 7111