Thurs. 18.2.2016 at 21.00 O’Learys Pub, Pietarsaari
Viivi-Maria Saarenkylä & Jakob Combo (Zacharias Holmkvist and Anton Söderbacka)
Viivi Maria Saarenkylä (f. 1993) is a young award-winning accordion artist. She got her first accordion as a 6-year-old and became known 10 years later when she won The Golden Accordion competition in 2010. The following year, she began her studies in variété music in Italy under the leadership of the internationally renowned jazz accordion artist Renzo Rugger. Currently, she is studying at the Pop & Jazz conservatory in Helsinki. In recent years, she has competed in accordion competitions around the world. Among her recent achievements is a victory in the accordion world’s most prestigious contest, PIF Castelfidardo. She has also performed solo and in groups at home and throughout Europe and even in Japan and Ethiopia. Viivi Maria Saarenkylä’s first solo album Carnevale was released in spring 2015.
Tickets 12 €/ 6€