My TEDx talk where I talk about how musical performance reshapes identities [08.2018]

Here I talk about music as a tool to create a more inclusive society, especially towards elderly people.


Masks of Benevolence in Music Education: Crafting a Critique of the ‘Center’ [07.2018]

Here's the presentation that we gave with Warren Churchill in the 2018 ISME world conference in Baku.


Policy Brief [01.2018] (in Finnish)

Published policy brief with our ArtsEqual research team on the accessibility of Basic Education in the Arts

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Blog Post: [02.11.2017] (in Finnish)

My blog post about Lifelong learning towards sustainable Aging on the Sitra website. #kulttuurivos

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5 myths about musicality [29.9.2017] (in Finnish)

I gave a talk together with music researcher Tuire Kuusi on the common myths about musicality and musicianship at the Helsinki University as part of the European Researchers’ Night 2017 program.


Blog Post: [18.07.2017] (in Finnish)

My blog post about differently abled individuals' rights to being a professional artist in the Arts Promotion Centre Finland (Taike)

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Blog Post: [17.07.2017] (in Finnish)

My blog post about ageing actively with rock music in Taidetutka web publication

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Photo: Jani Laukkanen

Photo: Jani Laukkanen

HelsinkiMissio Interview
[08.06.2017] (In Finnish)

I was interviewed about my research on Resonaari for HelsinkiMissio #myötatuntouutisia newsletter

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Lectio Precursoria [20.5.2017]

Here is my Lectio Precursoria in the public examination of my doctoral dissertation at Musiikkitalo, University of the Arts Helsinki, Finland.

Photo: Kimmo Tähtinen

Photo: Kimmo Tähtinen

Public Examination of my Doctoral Dissertation [20.05.2017 at 12 noon at the Camerata Hall, Music Center, Helsinki]
(In English)

I am honored to have professor Michael Apple (University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA) as my opponent. Media Release


New forms of active ageing prevent marginalisation [18.4.2017] (in Finnish)

I gave a talk in the 'Master Course Against Marginalization’ seminar organised by the Strategic Research Council of the Academy of Finland.


Blog Post: [11.04.2017] (in Finnish)

I wrote a blog about the CDIME conference on Cultural Diversity in Music Education which I attended in March 2017.

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Arts Equal Research Initiative Presentation
[19.12.2016] (In Finnish) 

Presented with professor Pauli Rautiainen on the aims and visions of the ArtsEqual research initiative at the Equal Society -event hosted by the Strategic Research Council of the Academy of Finland.


Granny Rock 2016
[14.12.2016] (In English)

Hosted the first ‘Granny Rock’ live streaming event from Resonaari as part of the ArtsEqual research initiative. Featuring rock bands Riskiryhmä and Grannies Band USA.


ArtsEqual Interview
[28.11.2016] (In Finnish)

Was interviewed about my research work in ArtsEqual.


Renewing Music Education, Agency, and Equality (Uudistuva musiikkikasvatus, toimijuus ja tasa-arvo)
[25.11.2016] (In Finnish)

Organized a seminar in collaboration with Fisme (the Finnish Society of Music Education) and ArtsEqual at the Music Centre, Helsinki, Finland.


YLE Interview
[20.09.2016] (In Finnish)

Was interviewed at YLE:n Aamu (the Finnish National Broadcasting Company morning show) about the possibilities and challenges of music and art as a form of care.
Original Video on YLE