Curriculum Vitae

Heidi M. Mantere
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e-mail: heidi@heidi.fi

Url: heidi.fi

CURRICULUM VITAE

Previous studies

Pilates Heritage Congress 2017 in Mönchengladbach with Lolita San Miguel, Kathy Corey, Alan Herdman and Brett Howard

Somatic Pilates Instructor (2014) 600h + Myofascia basics & higher 18h

OPH (2014) 15op

International Colourstrings Certificate in East Helsinki Music Institute, 2010 (Three – phase Teacher Training Qualification)

Master of Culture and Arts, Degree Programme in (Pop and Jazz) Music, 2009 Helsinki, Finland, (60 points)

Pedagogical teacher education 2003, Helsinki Finland (35 credits/ 52,5 points)

Pop & Jazz Conservatory/ Stadia Post Graduate Studies for teachers 2003, Helsinki Finland (191 credits/ 286,5 points)

Higher Degree of Music College teacher, main subject violin, 1997, Jyväskylä Finland (70 credits/ 105 points)

Music College teacher, main subject violin, 1993, Helsinki Finland (160 credits/ 240 points)

Experience

Liminka International Music Weeks Director since 2005-2017, Music Camp Director 2004, Artistic Manager 2003

Teacher of violin at East Helsinki Music College since 1998

Teacher of violin at Helsinki Pop & Jazz Conservatory since 1997

Teacher of violin at North Helsinki Music College 1990-1998

Teacher of violin at Helsinki YMCA Music College since 1990 (Pop & Jazz teaching  2001-2004)

Liminka International Music Camp summers between 1993-2016 as a teacher, chambermusician, soloist

(Pop & Jazz teaching 2002-2016)

Soloist in Performance & Productions

Christmas events in Pörssi restaurant under different topics (two weeks time each year), Helsinki 2004-2010, 2016

A. Vivaldi ”The Four Seasons” in Liminka Church, 2000 cond. Jussi Javas

J. Sibelius Violin Concerto with Jyväskylä Town Symphony Orchestra, 1997 cond. Jyri Nissilä

J. Sibelius Violin Concerto with Liminka Camp Symphony Orchestra, 1996 cond. Ylermi Poijärvi

Grani Sinfonietta Chamberorchester period in Kauniainen Church, as a concertmeister, 1998 cond. Hannu Norjanen

Musicals

Musical about Shoes, violin& vocal& arrangements, Helsinki, 2008

Antti Puuhaara -musical production in Helsinki Malmitalo, 1997 as a concertmeister cond. Hannu Norjanen

Jazz violin clinics

Oulu Concervatoire 2013

Liminka Music Weeks 2010-2014 (Arco Groove for Strings)

Hirson, France 2007

Pori Jazz 2005-2007

Hämeenlinna Music School 2004

Liminka Music Camp since 2004-2016

Lapua 2003, 2004

As a singer and violinist

The Royal Sounds & Flying, 2010

Trio Bueno, 2010

Jukka Lumme Seven featuring Heidi Piirala, 2006

Heidi Piirala Quintet goes Carpenters 2006

Quintet for Carpenters music since 2005

Tango trio (violin-accordion-bass) since 2003

Heidi Piirala Quintet since spring 2002

Heidi Piirala Quartet since fall 2000

Duos Heidi Piirala & Johannes Niskanen (accordion) 1993-2002 and Heidi Piirala & Petri Krzywacki (guitar) 1997-2001

(Promotion CD ”Alku” in 2000)

Espa Stage, Helsinki since 1992 in different kinds of ensembles

Heidi Piirala & FORMAN 1992-1995

Five girls singing in HART -group 1986-1989

(TV Series in 1988-1989, 8 parts in the series)

Big Band soloist

Stadia Big Band (2007), Pori Jazz Kids festival Big Band (2006), Sven Nygård Big Band (2006), Vaasa Big Band (2005)

Festivals

Assecarm Picardie festival France, Pori Jazz, Kaamos Jazz, Estonia Rakvere, Ylläs Jazz&Blues, Sea Jazz, Lapua Jazz, Lapua Spelit, Runni Jazz, Raahe Jazz, Oulu Elojazz, Lahti Jazz

Educational Happenings

Lapua Swing SM 2007 (finnish swing music contest), Jury chairman

Conversation from Pedagogigal few ”Experiences as a freelance musician” in Helsinki, 2005

VIPA 05 Educational entertainment happening in Espoo, 2005

Final Examination ”Pop & Jazz Violin Music College Requirements to levels 1-3”, 2003

Helia/ Stadia Conversation from Pedagogigal view at Helsinki Conservatory,

2002 as a chairwoman

Oulu Region Music committee 2004

Colourstrings, Colourkeys for Stringteachers in Helsinki 2001 and in London 1999,

leaders Géza & Csaba Szilvay

Gradus ad Parnassum in Kuhmo Finland 1998, leaders Géza & Csaba Szilvay

Master Courses

Classical violin teachers: Sergei Kravtsenko, Sergei Stadler, Maria Vermes,

Sirkka Kuula-Niskanen, Sophie Vilker, Päivy Rajamäki, Hagai Shaham

Conducter education by Hannu Norjanen

Jazz violin teachers: Didier Lockwood, Matt Glaser, Evan Price, Kristian Jörgensen

Jazz teachers: Pekka Pylkkänen (sax), Antti Rissanen (trmb), Lazlo Süle (pno)

Composing and arranging: Jere Laukkanen

As a Chamber musician

2016 W.A. Mozart: String Quintet G minor KV.516 (Erkki Palola 1. vln, Heidi Mantere 2. vln, Johanna Leponiemi viola, Kerttu Tiebout viola, Samuli Peltonen cello)

2016 A. Piazzolla: Oblivion ja Libertango (Heidi Mantere violin, Johannes Niskanen accordeon)

2016 J. S. Bach: Suite VI (sellolle) Prélude, Courante in G, 5 string violin (C,G,D,A,E)

2015 J. S. Bach: Suite VI (sellolle) Prélude in G, 5-kielisellä viululla

2014 J. Brahms: Klarinett Quintett B, 2nd violin

2013 A. Sallinen: Sunrise Avenue op. 65, 1st violin

2013 F. Schubert: Sonata D with Otto Tolonen guitar

2012 R. Schumann: Piano Quintett Eb op. 44, 2nd violin

2011 J. Sibelius String trio Gm

2011 A. Piazzolla: Histoire du Tango with Otto Tolonen guitar

2010 Carl Maria von Weber: Quintet for Clarinet and String Quartet, 1st violin

2009 A. Dvorak: Quintet G op. 77, 2nd violin

2006 F. Mendelssohn: Octet op. 20, 3rd violin

2006 G. Rossini: Sonata III C, 1st violin

2006 E. Dupuy: Bassoon Quintet, 1st violin

2006 W.A. Mozart: Flute Concerto C, violinist

2006 C. Debussy: Dances for Harp and strings, 1st violin

2005 G. Rossini: Sonata I G for violin, viola, cello and doublebass – 1st violin

2005 W.A. Mozart: Flute Concerto D – violinist

2005 E. John: Lion King concertmaister and arrangements

2004 C. Saint-Saëns: Carnival of the animals, concert master

2004 G. Rossini Sonata V Es for violin, viola, cello and doublebass

2003 G. Rossini: Sonata II A for two violins, cello and doublebass – 2nd violino

2003 J.B. Loeillet: Sonata a 3 for two violins, bassoon and organs – 1st violin

1999 J. Brahms: Sextett Bb – 2nd violin

1998 F. Schubert: Quintett C – 2nd violin