Juho Alakärppä

Juho Alakärppä studied the piano at the Sibelius Academy, in Cologne, Munich and Vienna. Outside Finland has made solo appearances at, among others, the Gläsener Hall of the Vienna Musikverein and the Austrian Cultural Forum in New York.

His work as a Lied pianist has won Juho Alakärppä a number of prizes in Finland. He has gained recognition abroad with baritone Aarne Pelkonen at the international Das Lied competition in Berlin and the LiedDuo Competition in Enschede, the Netherlands. In addition to his other engagements, he coaches Lied duos at the Metropolia University of Applied Sciences in Helsinki.

Juho has received grants for his work from the Finnish Cultural Foundation, the Lapland Regional Fund, the Selim Eskelinen Foundation and the Tellervo & Juuso Walden Foundation

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