Christian’s Lullaby & Nicholas’ Lullaby

Education Music school of Central Ostrobothnia, teacher Kauko Laukkonen Sibelius Academy from 1973 to 1976, master's degree in percussion Royal Northern College of Music Manchester England, teachers Ian Wright and Heather Corbert Other teachers Rainer Kuisma, Michael Rosen (USA) and John Blade (England) First to graduate as diploma percussionist from the Sibelius Academy in 1983 Career Pori symphony orchestra, Principal percussionist from 1977-1979 Turku philharmonic orchestra, Associate Principal percussionist from 1979 till present Teacher in Pori music school, Turku conservatory and Turku Arts Academy up till 2008, a considerable amount of former students play in various professional orchestras Performed as soloist and in chamber/solo concerts with Pori Sinfonietta, Turku Philharmonic Orchestra, Turku Ensemble, Chamber Orchestra Dux, youth orchestra Vivo, music summer camps Played on more than 20 recordings Kroustikon Risto Pulkkinen is the founder and conductor of Kroustikon, a percussion group that has been active for over 20 years Performs contemporary Finnish percussion music and has premiered several works Performed at the Viitasaari Musiikin aika -festival in 1998 and was invited the same year to play at the biggest percussion festival in the world, Pasic 98 (Orlando, USA) Piano concerto No.



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