Artturi Rönkä
Artturi Rönkä
Composer
Artturi Rönkä (b. 1990) is a Helsinki-based composer and musician. Rönkä studied piano and composition at the jazz department of Sibelius Academy, graduating with a master’s degree in 2015. Since 2017 he has been studying classical composition at Sibelius-Academy in the class of professor Veli-Matti Puumala. Rönkä’s compositional output includes music both in contemporary classical and jazz styles, and he currently divides his time between composing and his work as a freelance jazz musician. He’s also a sought-after arranger for orchestras and large ensembles. Rönkä has won first prizes in both ”Jazzverk” composition competition organized by Norrbotten big band in 2012 and ”Esko Linnavalli” composition competition organized by UMO Jazz Orchestra in 2011.