Harri Mäki

Harri Mäki began studying the clarinet with Kari Kriikku. He graduated from Conservatoire de Musique de Geneve with the Premiere Prix from the class of Thomas Friedli. He has also studied privately with Osmo Vanska, Antony Pay, John McCaw and Charles Neidich. He is solo clarinetist and a founding member of the Tapiola Sinfonietta (established in 1988). He is also the Lecturer on Clarinet in Sibelius Academy and the Artistic Director of Crusell Festival in Uusikaupunki. He teaches clarinet master classes and chamber music both in Europe and North-America. Mäki has performed frequently as a soloist and a chamber musician in most European countries, South America, Far-East and USA. Harri Mäki´s performances as a solois and chamber musician can also be heard on the BIS and Ondine labels.