Arttu Selonen

Arttu Selonen (b. 1996) is a student of church music at the Kuopio Unit of the Sibelius Academy of the University of the Arts Helsinki, with the organ as his main instrument. He is currently studying with Jaana Ikonen, his previous organ teachers having been Markku Hietaharju and Anu Pulkkinen. At the Sibelius Academy, he has attended masterclasses given by Daniel Zaretsky and Kari Vuola. Selonen began his organ studies under Anu Åberg while at Puolalanmäki Upper Secondary School in Turku in 2013. He completed the level C examination in organ performance in spring 2017. He has given recitals at Kuopio Cathedral and in churches in Paattinen, Parainen and Noormarkku. Between 2007 and 2015, he also studied pop/jazz piano at the Music Institute of Turku Region.