Mieskuoro Sirkat

Nikke Isomöttönen

Nikke Isomöttönen (b. 1976) graduated as music pedagogue from the Conservatory of Central Finland (Jyväskylä) in 2000. His main instrument was the clarinet. He has studied orchestral conducting under Juha Törmä and Torsten Lindfors, and choir conducting under Rita Varonen. Furthermore, he has participated in master classes by Jorma Panula, Atso Almila, Pertti Pekkanen, Tõnu Kaljuste and Paul Niemistö.

Isomöttönen is conductor of the String Orchestra of Jyväskylä Polytechnic School of Music, the Jyväskylä Opera Choir, the Jyväskylä Wind Orchestra and the Jyväskylä War Veteran Choir. He has been an assistant conductor and chorus master in productions of the Jyväskylä Opera. Isomöttönen has conducted the Jyväskylä Polytechnic Symphony Orchestra in the opera production La Finta Semplice by W. A. Mozart and in the Jyväskylä Violin Competition. Furthermore, he has guest conducted the Finnish Air Force Military Band.

In 2002 Isomöttönen won the first prize (shared) in the national choir conducting competition of the Choral Espoo Festival in Espoo, Finland.

Isomöttönen teaches orchestral conducting in the Jyväskylä Polytechnic School of Music and works as a producer. In November 2005 he debuted as a conductor of Jyväskylä Sinfonia.

All Conductors of The Male Choir Sirkat

Pekka J. Hannikainen
1899-1903

Kyösti Kanniainen
1903-1906

Emil Leander
1906-1910

Stig Lund
1910-1916

Kaarlo Kuntsi
1916-1918

Iivari Koskimies
1918-1920

Juhani Pohjanmies
1920-1924

Martti Korpilahti
1924-1927

Lassi Schlüter (Utsjoki)
1927-1933

Juhani Pohjanmies
1933-1934

Aulis Päiväläinen
1934-1936

Eino Roiha
1936-1939

Lassi Utsjoki
1939-1945

Veikko Rouhiainen
1945-1946

Lassi Utsjoki
1946-1950

Pentti Siukonen
1950-1961

Einari Kropsu
1961-1986

Kari Ala-Pöllänen
1986-1994

Juha Holma
1994-2004

Nikke Isomöttönen
2004-

Last updated: 6.10.2017