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Kujala, Veli 

Veli Kujala
 
 

 

Biography

Veli Kujala studied concert accordion performance and composition at the Sibelius-Academy. In 2010 he completed his Doctor of Music -degree with distinction. He is a prizewinner of many international competitions for soloists and for composition.
Kujala's compositional output covers a wide variety of genres ranging from electro-acoustic to orchestral works. His music has been released on several CDs. His composer portrait CD 'Hyperorganism' (Alba Records) was nominated for the best Finnish classical album of the year 2016 and for the Finnish classical Grammy. His music has been performed for example in London Spitalfields Music Festival, Musica Nova Helsinki and the Nordic Music Days -festivals. He has received commissions from the Helsinki University of Arts, Zagros Ensemble, UMO Jazz Orchestra, Tampere Biennale and the Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra, which is going to premiere his violin concerto during the season 2019/2020.
Kujala has performed as a soloist of many orchestras and premiered over 50 works including nine concertos. Some of the works have been written for quarter-tone accordion, a new instrument, which he developed together with composer Sampo Haapamäki. He is the artistic director of New Music October Festival (Oulu, Finland) in 2016–2018 and since 2016 he is a member of the Board of the Society of Finnish Composers. At the moment he is working on a three year grant for composing from the Arts Promotion Centre Finland.

 

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