Portfolio

2017
  • October (12th). INVITED LECTURE: The role of instrumental music teacher’s experience and its effects on students’ learning, Lecture Series of General Pedagogy, Wegelius Hall, Sibelius Academy, Helsinki (Finland). 4-5:30pm.
  • October (10th). SHORT CONCERT: Playing national music for the Spanish Embassy in Finland as part of the Spanish National Feast celebrations, Ritarihuone, Helsinki (Finland). 4:30pm.
  • October (5th to 7th). CONFERENCE: Poster and paper presentations, charing, and part of the Scientific and Organizing Committees at the I Congreso Internacional de Psicología de la Música y la Interpretación Musical. Madrid (Spain).
  • September (20th to 28th). CONCERT & RECORDING: Bach & Schumann with Helsinki Baroque Orchestra & Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, Helsinki. Musiikkitalo, Helsinki (Finland). 4pm.
  • September (19th). LECTURE: ‘Musicians’ Motivation Discrepancy’ in Actuals in Music Education. T Auditorium, Sibelius Academy, Helsinki (Finland). 3-4:30pm.
  • September (12th). CONCERT: Beethoven & Mendelssohn recital on historical instruments. Aino Ackté Festival, Kallio Church, Helsinki (Finland). 7pm.
  • August-September (30th-2nd). CONFERENCE: Poster presentation at the 6th International Symposium on Performance Science. Reykjavík (Iceland).
  • June (21st-23rd). CONFERENCE: Paper presentation at the 3rd International Conference on Higher Education Advances ‘Head’17’, Universitat Politècnica, Valencia (Spain).
  • June (10th). CONCERT: Bach cello Suites at a private home, Rauma (Finland). 5pm.
  • June (9th). CONCERT: Bach cello Suites at Artistic-Pedagogical MiniFestival, Theatre Academy, Helsinki (Finland). 12am.
  • May (24th). CONCERT: Beethoven recital on classical cello. Nordic Historical Keyboard Festival, Kuopio (Finland). Town Hall, 7pm.
  • May (17-20). CONFERENCE: Paper presentations on autoethnography and artistic research at the 13th International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry in Champaign-Urbana, Illinois (USA).
  • April (28th-29th). CONFERENCE+PERFORMANCE: Performative autoenthography at the Society for Artistic Research ‘Please specify!’ Conference. Helsinki (Finland).
  • April (17th-21st). CONFERENCE: Presentation at the 5th Symposium on the paradigms of Teaching Musical Instruments in the 21st Century, Goiânia (Brazil).
  • April (11th). CONCERT: Music for cello solo and with BC by Bach-Gabrielli-Scipriani, Valoa kohti concert series, Saint Lawrence Church, Vantaa (Finland). 6pm.
  • February (11th to 12th). RESEARCH: Visits to different venues in Brussels and Antwerp (Belgium).
  • February (7th to 10th). CONFERENCE: Paper and poster presentations at the 1st European Conference of Qualitative Inquiry. Leuven University (Belgium).

2016

  • December (7th). LECTURE: ‘The role of instrumental music teachers’ experience and its effects on students’ learning’, Series of Lectures of General Pedagogy, Sibelius Academy, Helsinki (Finland). 3-7pm.
  • November (30th). LECTURE: ‘From traditional to constructive approaches to playing: A psychological perspective’, Series of Lectures of General pedagogy, Sibelius Academy, Helsinki (Finland). 3-7pm.
  • November (1st). CONCERT (Radio broadcast): Beethoven recital on classical cello. Tallinn Theatrum, Kloostri Ait (Estonia). 7pm.
  • October (19th to 22nd). CONFERENCE: Concert-Lecture and charing at the Conference Perspectives on Collaboration and Interdisciplinarity in and through the Arts. University of the Arts Helsinki and CERADA (Finland). More info later.
  • October (4th). CONCERT: Beethoven-Mendelssohn recital on classical cello. Sellosali concert series in Espoo (Finland). 7pm.
  • September (29th). LECTURE, CHARING, & ROUND TABLE: “The world of possibility for music students: Constructivism and embodiment as student-centered approaches to learning”, ArtsEqual Research Panel, Sonore Music Centre, Helsinki (Finland). 10am to 4 pm.
  • September (26th). LECTURE-WORKSHOP: About impact factor of scientific publications, for ArtsEqual research project researchers, Haikko, Porvoo (Finland).
  • September (20th). LECTURE: ‘Constructivism in instrumental music learning’ at Actuals in Music Education seminar of the MuTri department, Sibelius Academy, T-Auditorio, Töölönkatu 28, Helsinki (Finland). 3-4:30pm
  • September (10th-11th). RESEARCH: Seminar with and lecture about impact factor for Sibelius Academy’s music education researchers. Kallio Kuninkala (Finland).
  • September (8th-9th). CONFERENCE: Paper presentation at the 2nd festival conference of music performance and artistic research “Doctors in Performance“, Royal Irish Academy of Music, Dublin (Ireland).
  • July (24th-29th). CONFERENCE: Paper and poster presentations at the 32nd World Conference of the International Society for Music Education. Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Glasgow (UK). More info later.
  • June (9th). CONCERT: Early baroque music program, Lähetyskirkko, Helsinki (Finland). Concert benefits for Amnesty International. 6pm.
  • April (17th). CONCERT: Private recital for Vantaa City. Chapel of St. Lawrence in Vantaa (Finland). 6:30pm
  • April (11th). TRAVEL GRANT: KONE Foundation travel grants (UK) connected to my postdoctoral research.
  • April (1st). CONCERT: Bach Suites 2 & 4 for solo cello. Vapaan Taiteen Tila, Helsinki (Finland). 6pm.March (5th). 2nd Assembly of the Spanish Association for Psychology of Music and Music Performance. UNED, Madrid (Spain). 3pm.
  • February (25th). ARTISTIC GRANT: Artistic grant for concerts by the Arts Promotion Center of Finland.
  • February (14th to 26th). RESEARCH: Trip to Leipzig-Berlin-Bonn-Vienna, funded by KONE Foundation. Meetings with different experts and visits to museums and libraries to gather data.
  • February (20th): CONCERT: Bach as part of a masterclass. Hochschule for Musik und Theater “Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdi”, Leipzig (Germany).
  • February (16th to 19th). MASTERCLASS: Attending with the baroque cello. Bach-Archiv Leipzig (Germany).
  • February (3rd). CONCERT: Bach cello suites (Baroque cello, cello piccolo, and in scordatura), Festival SibaFest. Organ Hall of the Musiikkitalo. Helsinki (Finland). 6pm.
  • January (19th). TRAVEL GRANT: KONE Foundation travel grants (Germany and Austria) connected to my postdoctoral research.
2015
  • December (27th). CONCERT: Bach cello suites. Church of Saint Franciscus, Pinto-Madrid (Spain). 6pm.
  • December (8th). RESEARCH GRANT: KONE Foundation grant for artistic and scientific research on the variation works for fortepiano and violoncello by Beethoven and Mendelssohn.
  • December (2nd). LECTURE: Lectures on constructivism in music education at the General Series of Lectures on Pedagogy of the Sibelius Academy, N-Building K-55, Helsinki (Finland). 4-7pm.
  • December (14th to 18th). RESEARCH: Postdoc meetings at the Madrid Autonomous University. Madrid (Spain).
  • December (week 50 and other weeks in 2016). TV PROGRAM: Interview and playing Gabrielli, Scarlatti and Ortiz for Spanish TV Telecinco. More info later.
  • November (12th). RESEARCH: Poster exhibition at the Music Education Days of the Finnish Society for Music Education, Musiikkitalo Agora, Helsinki (Finland), 10am.
  • November (7th). CONCERT: Bach & Scipriani solos at the seminar “The Future of Early Music” of the Sibelius Academy, Wegelius Hall, Helsinki (Finland), 3:30pm.
  • November (4th). LECTURE: Lecture on musical competence and expertise at the General Series of Lectures on Pedagogy of the Sibelius Academy, N-Building K-55, Helsinki (Finland). 4-7pm.
  • October (17th). CONCERT: Mozart, Haydn, Giordani, JCF Bach (quartets and trios with fortepiano, and flute). Didrichsen Museum’s concert series, Helsinki (Finland). 5pm.
  • October (9th). CONCERT: ‘HIP-HIP…’ Baroque cello and piccolo cello recital (Bach, Barrière, Caldara, Dall’Abaco, Gabrielli, Scipriani). Olaus Petri Church, Helsinki (Finland). 6pm.
  • October (5th). CONCERT: Cello solos by Bach, Dall’Abaco & Scipriani. Wegelius Hall of the Sibelius Academy, Helsinki (Finland). 6pm.
  • September (25th to 28th). MASTERCLASS: Attending with the Baroque cello. Kallio Kuninkala (Finland).
  • September (7th to 11th). MASTERCLASS: Attending with the Baroque cello. Scotland (UK).
  • September (5th & 6th). RESEARCH: Postdoc seminar with the Sibelius Academy’s MuTri researchers. Kallio Kuninkala (Finland).
  • July (4th). RESEARCH: Assembly of the Spanish Association for Psychology of Music and Music Performance. Valencia (Spain).
  • July (2nd & 3rd). CONFERENCE: 4th Multidisciplinary International Conference on Educational Research. Valencia (Spain).
  • May (5th). CONCERT: Ortiz, Frescobaldi, Geminiani, Kummer, Stravinsky, Eränkö (première). Recital “Historical cello revisited. Music from the last six centuries” at the Soiva Akatemia Festival, Saksalainen Kirkko, Helsinki (Finland). 7pm.
  • April (11th). CONCERT: Arias from Bach Passions and Oratorio, German Church, Helsinki (Finland). 7pm.
  • May. ARTISTIC GRANT: Sibelius Akatemia – Viljo Laitisen ja Ritta Parikka-Laitisen rahasto, artistic grant for concerts and competitions.
  • April (23rd, 24th). TV PROGRAM: Video recording for Spanish National Television playing Italian and Spanish early Baroque music.
  • March (18th to 21st). CONCERT: St. Matthew Passion with Helsinki Baroque Orchestra and Ericson choir, dir. Fredrik Malmberg. Stockholm (Sweden). More info later.
  • March (16th). CONCERT: Mendelssohn & Beethoven. Classical cello recital with fortepianist Anna Kuvaja, for the Master’s A-exam at the Sibelius Academy. Lähetyskirkko, Helsinki (Finland), 7pm.
  • March (12th). CONCERT: Mendelssohn cello sonata in D Major. Sibelius Academy’s Piano Chamber Music Festival, Camerata Hall – Musiikkitalo (Finland). 7pm.
  • February (3rd). CONCERT: Beethoven, Mendelssohn, Schumann. Modern cello recital for the Master’s exam at the Sibelius Academy. Wegelius Hall 12am.
  • January (25th). CONCERT: Vivaldi cello concertos with cellist Martti Rousi, Imatra Concert Hall (Finland). 5pm.
2014
  • December. RESEARCH GRANT: Center for Educational Research and Academic Development in the Arts (CERADA, Finland) (2014), to write an empirical research article.
  • December (11th). CONCERT: Sibelius Academy Baroque Orchestra, J.S.Bach: Brandenburg 4th German Church, Helsinki (Finland). More info later.
  • November (26th). LECTURE: Lecture on constructivism in music education at the General Series of Lectures on Pedagogy of the Sibelius Academy, Helsinki (Finland). Venue: N-building, Room K55, 4-7pm.
  • November (21st). CONCERT: Chamber music by Dussek, Štěpán and Voříšek, with fortepianist Olga Witthauer and violinist Kaisa Ruotsalainen. Sibelius Academy Autumn Concert Series, German Church, Helsinki (Finland), 7pm.
  • October (30th). LECTURE: Lecture on constructivism in music education at the General Series of Lectures on Pedagogy of the Sibelius Academy, Helsinki (Finland). Venue: N-building, Room K55, 4-7pm.
  • October (11th). CONFERENCE: Presentation at the Conference on Theory Framework and Development in Music Education Research. Rheinland-Pfalz Regional Music Academy, Engers bei Neuwied (Germany).
  • September (1st). CONCERT: Solo recital with the piccolo cello at the Fringe Series of Utrecht Early Music Festival (Holland), Universiteitsmuseum, 2pm.
  • September. STUDY GRANT: Spanish Association of Performers and Artists, to cover the Master’s studies at the Sibelius Academy
  • August (31st). CONCERT: Solo recital with the piccolo cello at the Bergheim Solo Cello Festival (Germany), Piano Museum Haus Eller, 7pm.
  • August (4th). CONCERT: Playing chamber music by Boccherini and Soler at the BRQ Vantaa Festival (Finland), St. Laurence Church, 7pm.
  • August (4th). CONCERT: Playing as a soloist CPE Bach cello concerto at the BRQ Vantaa Festival (Finland), St. Laurence Church, 7pm.
  • May: ARTISTIC GRANT: Sibelius Akatemia – Viljo Laitisen ja Ritta Parikka-Laitisen rahasto, artistic grant for concerts and competitions.

Selection from previous years:

  • RESEARCH PRICE NOMINATION (2013): Nomination for the “Stage Career Researcher Price” by the British Journal of Educational Psychology, to promote the original empirical publication in the journal.
  • ARTISTIC GRANT (2013): Sibelius Akatemia – Viljo Laitisen ja Ritta Parikka-Laitisen rahasto, artistic grant for concerts and competitions.
  • STUDY GRANT (2012 & 2013): Spanish Association of Performers and Artists, to cover the Master’s studies at the Sibelius Academy.
  • CONCERT (2013): Fabulous Fringe concert at the Utrecht Early Music Festival (2013): selected to play a romantic program with the historical cello and fortepiano.
  • RESEARCH GRANT (2009-2012): Madrid Autonomous University, awarded a prestigious 4 years research scholarship for doctoral studies. Also funding as a visitor scholar abroad and for conferences in several occasions.
  • RESEARCH PRICE (2010 & 2012): Society for Education, Music and Psychology Research: conference awards.
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