Finnish organist Jaana Jokimies plays a program entitled “Nordic Delights.”
Jaana Jokimies graduated as piano teacher in Helsinki Conservatoire in 1986 and organ teacher in Kuopio Conservatoire in 1989. She then studied at Sibelius Academy with Markku Heikinheimo and graduated in 1993 as Master of Music in performance.
Jaana Jokimies has participated in several international master courses e.g. in Switzerland and Holland. She has given concerts in Finland and abroad both as a soloist and in chamber music ensembles. Jokimies has performed four-handed organ music together with the Japanese organist Yoko Sakiyama. In June 2008 she was the first Finnish organist to perform at the Rikkyon University in Tokyo.
Jaana Jokimies has been working at the Kotka Music Institute as teacher of piano and organ music since 1990 and as assistant headmaster since 2013.