ROBERT SAUL SEBASTIAN
Robert Ruohola is a composer from Helsinki, Finland, whose influences range from Sibelius' symphonies to pop and beyond. He has composed music for the Albany Symphony (NY), Helsinki Chamber Orchestra, Helsinki Police Band and Zagros Ensemble among others. His piece The Sun, my Father was awarded 3rd prize in Eviva and Exaudio's composition competition. Ruohola's core musical values, which include perceptual freshness and instantaneity of expression, cohere across a diverge range of musical means. Ruohola is currently pursuing his Master's degree in composition at Sibelius Academy, and in Autumn 2021 he will begin his exchange studies at Royal Academy of Music (London).
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