Dr Sanna Salminen is an acknowledged music educator in her home country. She works as a university teacher in Music Pedagogy under the Department of Education at the University of Jyväskylä. She graduated with a Licentiate degree from the University of Jyväskylä in 2004 and recently completed her PhD. Her main subject was Music Education and during her studies, she specialized in conducting and multicultural music. She has led and performed in various instrumental and vocal groups, for example medieval and renaissance music, folk music of different cultures, classical music and pop music.

Salminen leads the Vox Aurea Children’s Choir and has also worked as the voice trainer and assistant conductor of Musica Chamber Choir (1998-2005). She also established Ruamjai choir which she conducted from 2000 to 2009. Sanna Salminen has worked as a researcher and a teacher in developmental co-operation projects in South Africa and she is also known for making school music books, arrangements and compositions.

Past Short Courses

Online Research Symposium: Singing, Wellbeing and Social Inclusion
Friday 24th September 2021
9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
(London Time)

Online Research Symposium: Singing, Wellbeing and Social Inclusion

Dr Motje Wolf
Emily Foulkes
Johann van der Sandt
(+ 2 more hosts)

The Voice Study Centre and De Montfort University’s Mary Seacole Research Centre are delighted to announce their next online symposium on Singing, Wellbeing and Social Inclusion.