Mieskuoro Sirkat

Kimmo Tuuri

Kimmo Tuuri

Kimmo Tuuri (b. 1965) has earned degrees as a music teacher (FM) and choir director (AMK). In addition to studying at the Jyväskylä University of Applied Sciences (JAMK), Tuuri has also studied in Rennes, France. He has served as the conductor of the Kuovula Theatre from 1997–2000, as well as directed many choirs over the years, including Sirkat Male Choir, Metsot Male Choir, and the vocal ensemble Lux Auribus. Tuuri also works in various music education assignments at the University of Jyväskylä and the Hankasalmi Community College.

Choir directors of The Male Choir Sirkat over the years:

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
2004–2017

Kimmo Tuuri
2018–

Last updated: 15.8.2018