Siina Hirvonen(1977) is a music pedagogue / music kindergarten teachergraduated from the Helsinki University of Applied Sciences Stadia in 2003. She has worked as an infant music teacher at the Helsinki Conservatory of Music, the Pirkanmaa Music Institute, the Mannerheim League for Child Welfare (MLL) in Kangasala and in Vesilahti, the Kankaanpää Music Institute and Maija Salo’s Music School.
Siina has further been involved in the planning and production of various children’s concerts and events, as well as recordings, songbooks and a teacher’s guidebook for the ABC-book.
Since 2007 Siina has also produced children’s programs for the Finnish Broadcasting Company’s (YLE) channel 2. Siina is known for hosting Pikku Kakkonen’s Music Monday Shows (2008-2014) and numerous music series.
Siina was awarded the national Pedagogue of the Year 2010 prize for her distinguished work for children’s music and cultural education.
Currently, Siina completes her postgraduate studies at the Faculty of Music Education of the Sibelius Academy, makes music programs for television and acts as a freelance musician giving concerts all around Finland, e.g. with Siina and her Magic Radio (Taikaradio) children’s music orchestra. Furthermore, she acts as an adult educator and music educator. Siina has worked with the Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, the Savonlinna Opera Festival and the Oulu Symphony.