Jaana Jokimies to offer a program of “Nordic Delights”

On Sunday, February 26, at 3:00 PM, the St. Andrew’s Organ Concert Series is honored to welcome the Finnish performer, Janna Jokimies, for the second concert in our annual series for 2016-2017.

Jaana Jokimies graduated in piano studies from the Helsinki Conservatoire in 1986 and  in organ studies from Kuopio Conservatoire in 1989. She then studied at Sibelius Academy with Markku Heikinheimo and received her Master of Music in performance in 1993.

Jaana Jokimies has participated in several international master courses e.g. in Switzerland and Holland. She has given concerts in Finland and abroad both as a soloist and in chamber music ensembles. Jokimies has performed four-handed organ music together with the Japanese organist Yoko Sakiyama. In June 2008 she was the first Finnish organist to perform at the Rikkyon University in Tokyo.

Jaana Jokimies has been working at the Kotka Music Institute as teacher of piano and organ music since 1990 and as assistant headmaster since 2013.

Source:   American Guild of Organists, Tacoma Chapter