Harri Mäki began studying the clarinet with Kari Kriikku. He graduated from Conservatoire de Musique de Geneve with the Premiere Prix from the class of Thomas Friedli. He has also studied privately with Osmo Vänskä and Charles Neidich.
He is the Solo Clarinet and a founding member of the Tapiola Sinfonietta (established in 1988). He is also the Lecturer of Clarinet in Sibelius Academy and the Artistic Director of Crusell Music Festival in Uusikaupunki. He teaches clarinet master classes and chamber music both in Europe and North America. Mäki has performed frequently as a soloist and a chamber musician in most European countries, South America, Far-East and USA. Harri Mäki’s performances as a soloist and chamber musician can also be heard on the BIS and Ondine labels. He plays French-bore Schwenk & Seggelke clarinets made in Bamberg, Germany.
Harri is married to Bridget Allaire-Mäki.
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