Date: 10.06.14 Tuesday
Henri Hersta began his musical studies as a piano pupil of Marina Busch in Heinola, Finland. Later he studied the organ privately with Maija Laine and Birgitta Forsman. Mr. Hersta continued his studies at the Sibelius Academy with Ville Urponen (organ) and Tarja Penttinen (piano), where he received his A Diploma in organ 2007 and B Diploma in piano in 2006 with excellent marks. In 2010 he received the degree of Master of Music (Department of Church Music, Sibelius Academy). From the beginning of June 2013 he has worked as cathedral organist in Tampere.
Henri Hersta has given solo and chamber music concerts all over Finland. He has extended his studies by participating in many master classes in Finland and abroad. He was chosen the Young Artist of the Year by Lahti Organ Festival in 2001 and by Pori Organ Festival in 2008.
Turku Cathedral International Organ Concerts
Eerikinkatu 3 A PL 922
Puh. (02) 261 7111