Marjo Riihimäki, Kuvaaja: Tuomas Vihavainen


2014 University of the Arts, Sibelius Academy Master of Music

major: wind orchestra conducting, minor: choir conducting

2005 University of Jyväskylä, Master of Music Education

Guest conducting

2024 Kuopio Symphony Orchestra, The Pink Panther -school tour

2024 Savonlinna Big Band & Elena Mindru

2024 Pori City Orchestra, Couch Potatoes Favorites

2024 Tapiola Youth Symphony Orchestra, Couch Potatoes Favorites

2024 Jyväskylä Symphony Orchestra, The Movie Quiz -interactive concert

2024 Pietarsaari Symphony, Fairytale

2023 Joensuu City Orchestra, The Movie Quiz -interactive concert

2023 Kuopio Symphony Orchestra, The Favorites of Couch Potatoes

2023 Kuopio Symphony Orchestra, The Pink Panther

2023 UMO Helsinki Jazz Orchestra & Club For Five, Different Tango

2023 Kaunas Big Band, Scandinavia in Jazz with soul & jazz singer Maja Mannila

2023 Pori City Orchestra, Babar

2023 Kuopio Symphony Orchestra, Which Movie? -interactive concert

2023 Ruoholahti All Stars, symphonic Finnish wind orchestra music

2022 Pori City Orchestra, Babar -concerts

2022 Joensuu City Orchestra, Afterwork

2022 Elena Mindru & Mikkeli String Orchestra, Mikkeli Music Festival

2022 The Guards Band & EMO

2021 Oulu Symphony, After Work -concerts

2021 Lapland Military Band, Mindscapes -concert

2020 Tapiola Youth Symphony, wind ensemble concert

2017 Georgia State University Band

2017 University of Arizona Concert Band

2016 The Airforce Big Band, Film Music concerts

2016 Pyynikin Puhaltajat, Tampereen Music Academy

2016 Conscript Band of the Defense Forces ja Symphonic Wind Band SiSu

2015 Jyväskylä Big Band, Firs Impressions concert

2013 Guards Band, The Diploma Concert


2016 arranger, clarinetist and saxophonist OMS Theater

2012-15 arranger, clarinetist and saxophonist DI-Speksi Theater

2011-13 Childrens choir trainer for theatre productions, Tampereen konservatorio

2009-10 Highschool musical trainer

2008-09 Singing coach and clarinetist, NääSpeksi theatre

2001-02 clarinetist and drummer, Savonlinna City Theatre



2022 Ruskatrööttä youthband course

2022 Conducting teacher at a course at Tampere Music Academy

2020 Conducting course in Kajaani

2019-> Espoo Music Institution, conductor of wind bands

2019 Wind Band Camp, conductor, Helsinki wind music association

2014-18 Partaharju Band Camp, conductor and conducting trainer

2017 Lieksa Brass Week, brass course conductor

2013-15 big band -conducting technical coach, Finnish Big Band Association

2015 Ruskatrööttä-event, Iisalmi

2012 Hankihönkäys-event, Varkaus

2010-2014 Tampereen Conservatoire, wind orchestras

2011-14 Tuulimyllyn puhaltajat -youth orchestra

2006-11 Torvikopla Big Band, artistic leader

2003-05 Jyväskylä University Wind Orchestra Puhkupillit


2010-2014 Tampere Conservatoire, youth and child choirs

2008-11 Kangasala Mieslaulajat male choir

2005-09 Pälkäneen Laulumiehet male choir


Producer and leader

2014-22 Intendant of the Military Music, The Finnish Defence Forces

2018 Wind Music Festival Helsinki, coordinator

2011-13 Leader of the Summer Wind Music Camp, STM

2010-14 Theme concert leader, Tampere conservatoire

2010 Wind Music Festival Tampere, coordinator

2007 National Wind Band Competition in Tampere, assistant

2005-10 Pälkäne highschool music teacher

2003-05 Chairman of the Union of the Music Education students, University of Jyväskylä


2022 the Cross of Merit of the White Rose of Finland

2020 the Military Merit Medal by the Commander of the Defense Forces

2019 the National Defense Medal

2005 The Student Of The Year, Teacher Student Union of Finland