Thursday, May 25, 2023

Hanna Hujanen | GRAND PRIZE | Winds & Percussion | 9th Edition | ENKOR Int'l Music Competition


Hanna Hujanen is a Finnish clarinetist. She has worked in countless Finnish orchestras like the Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, the National Opera and Tapiola Sinfonietta to name a few. At the moment she holds the position of alternating solo clarinet in Kymi Sinfonietta. She has been seen as a soloist with FRSO and as a chamber musician on multiple festivals in and outside of Finland such as Turku Music Festival, Encuentro de Santander and Crusell Music Festival. Hujanen is about to finish her master's studies by the end of May 2023 graduating from professor Harri Mäki's and Kari Kriikku's classes. She has received many acknowledgements of her skill with the clarinet both in competitions and as scholarships like the 1st prize in Juvenalia Chamber Music Competition, Tempo Award (given by Finnish Radio Classic), and the Finnish Cultural Foundation.

Béla Kovács: Hommage à J. S. Bach (3min)

F. Poulenc: Sonata for Clarinet and Piano (13min)