Kaisa Kortelainen, flute (miniacademy for young flutists 5-7 July)
Kaisa Kortelainen has held the position of Second Solo Flute with the Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra since 2018. As a freelance musician she has worked with multiple other orchestras in Finland and abroad, Ensemble Intercontemporain among them. Kortelainen also frequently performs with rotating ensembles, appearing in numerous music festivals domestically and internationally.
In addition to her orchestral work, Kortelainen cherishes collaboration with composers and artists in other fields. She has premiered several works by Finnish and French composers and is a member of the interdisciplinary Dayjob Collective. With time remaining after work and caring for her one-year-old newborn, Kortelainen also studies traverso.
Kortelainen completed her studies at the Sibelius Academy under Mikael Helasvuo, where she earned her master’s degree in 2019. Kortelainen also completed master's studies at the Paris Conservatory in 2015-2017 with Philippe Bernold.
(c) Jussi Ulkuniemi