Henri has worked as musician for 21 years, and during that time he has written music and worked in numerous groups from punk rock, Big band, ska, Blues, Ceilidh to world music ensembles. Later on in his career he started to work with orchestras as a composer, arranger and as an orchestrator.
Henri completed an undergraduate degree in Popular Music in 2014 at Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge, England. At the same time, he started working as film composer and sound designer. In 2020 he completed his Masters Degree in Film & media composing at the Irish American University of Dublin in Sofia, Bulgaria.
During his 9 years in England, Henri worked as a peripatetic instrument teacher in 3 different elementary schools and gave lectures in film music at the BFI film academy of Cambridge from 2014-2018. As Henri’s passion for music started as a self taught instrumentalist, his teaching style places value on nurturing a student’s own musical voice.
Henri teaches guitar, ukulele, recorder, piano, drums, composition, and music theory in English and Finnish.