Biography

Siljamari Heikinheimo appears regularly as a chamber musician and as a soloist. She has been a member of the Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra during years 2012-2016. During spring 2017 she works as a section leader and concertmaster in Helsinki Philharmonic, Lapland Chamber Orchestra, Danish Chamber Orchestra and Trondheim Symphony Orchestra. She appears regularly at several festivals like Kuhmo chamber music festival, Iitti music festival, Hauho Festival and Crusell Festival. She has done solo recordings to the Finnish Broadcasting Company. Heikinheimo is the artistic director of Sounds of books -concertserie, which takes it's place in National Library in Helsinki. 

When she was four years old, started Siljamari Heikinheimo violin lessons in Espoo musicschool with Päivyt Meller and Grazyna Gebert. In 2003 she continued her studies at the Sibelius-Academy with Merit Palas. In Sweden she has studied in Edsbergs musikinstitut with Ulf Wallin (2005-2008). In 2011 she finished her studies with Petri Aarnio and played her final exam with exellent points at the Sibelius-Academy. Chamber music she has mostly been studying with Paavo Pohjola, Marko Ylönen and Mats Zetterqvist. The most significant masterclasses have been with Mi-Kyung Lee, Pavel Vernikov, Hagai Shaham, Ferenc Rados and Ralf Gothoni.

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