Kari Väkevä is a Finnish Independent Composer.
Kari Väkevä (b 1957) is a Finnish composer and sound artist whose oeuvre
includes orchestral works such as Symphony (1976-1979)
which was partly recorded by Finnish RSO/Jorma Panula in
1982 and Elegia (1989-1990) performed by RSO Frankfurt/
Diego Masson in 2005, and electroacoustic works like Ray 6
(2002) performed in New Orleans at ICMC 2006, Halo
(2005-2007) performed in Belfast at ICMC 2008, p(X)
(2011) performed in Ljubljana at ICMC 2012, Sundog i
(2012-2015) performed in Kansas City at EMM 2015, Sundog ii
(2012-2015) performed at 2016 NY PHIL BIENNIAL: nycemf in New York City, and Void i
(2015-2016) performed both in Mexico City and in Florence.
An installation Diptych - A Sonic Installation was exhibited in Blacksburg, VA, in 2016.
Early works are acoustic. From 2001 onward the electroacoustic works
use computer to synthesize the sound: Csound, and from
2003 with MAL-d, an evolving synthesis software. He is
selfeducated as a composer.
Kari Esa Juha Väkevä
Born 4 February, 1957 in Espoo, Finland.
1965-1979 in Helsinki, Finland.
1979-1982 in Siuntio, Finland.
1982- in Espoo, Finland.
Self-educated as a composer. From 2010 free artist (no affiliation).
2010- Independent Composer. Lives and works in Espoo, Finland.
2006-2009 Senior Specialist, SW, Nokia Oyj/Nokia Siemens Networks Oy (Espoo)
1997-2006 Senior SW Design Engineer, Nokia Oyj (Espoo)
1982-1997 Computer Programmer, Outokumpu Oy/Metorex Oy (Espoo)
1976-1982 Electronics technician, Adapta Oy (Siuntio)
1978 Tutka-asentaja-aliupseeri (radar technical training during military service), Sähköteknillinen Koulu, Riihimäki
1975-1977 Instrumenttiasentaja (electronics technician), Käpylän Ammattikoulu, Helsinki
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