Nelli Kiviaho (Tampere International Guitar Festival)


Nelli Kiviaho was born (2000) in Valkeakoski, Finland. She started her guitar studies in Valkeakoski music institute at the age of seven and her first teacher was Tomi Tolvanen. She has been at Tampere Guitar Festival four times (since 2013 to 2015, and in 2018). Nelli Kiviaho is the third year student of Kuopio conservatoire…

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Kasperi Leponiemi (London Guitar Festival)


Kasperi Leponiemi (1997) was born in Nokia, Finland. He started his guitar studies at the age of eight in Valkeakoski music institute, with Tomi Tolvanen as his teacher. Performing twice in Tampere Guitar Festival (2010 and 2012) with his siblings lightened Kasperi’s passion for guitar playing. Kasperi Leponiemi is currently studying the third year in…

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Antero Pellikka

Finland Antero Pellikka, born in 1988, is a Finnish guitarist. He had his first guitar at the age of 7 and soon after he started his guitar studies under the guidance of Esko Virtanen. After graduating from the Music Institute, Pellikka studied with Petri Kumela at the Helsinki Conservatory and Metropolia University of Applied Studies.…

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