Date: 12.06.12 Tuesday
Kati Pirttimaa studied in Sibelius Academy from 1990 until 1999 with Markku Hietaharju, Annikka Konttori-Gustafsson, Ritva Auvinen, Juha Kuivanen and Pekka Suikkanen. She became master of music in 1999 with excellent grades. In 2001 she held her acclaimed solo recital debute in the Kallio Church. Kati Pirttimaa has attended numerous masterclassses with such respected teachers as Ludger Lohman, Jacques van Ortmerssen, Hans Fagius and Andrea Marcon. She has performed in solo recitas as well as a chamber musician and has made recordings for the Finnish Broadcasting Company.
In addition to her formal studies Pirttimaa has also studied choral conducting and singing in Metropolia University of Applied Sciences with Jani Sivén and Ritva Auvinen. Pirttimaa graduated as a music pedagogue in the summer 2009. Kati Pirttimaa works as a executive secretary in Espoo diocese.
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