Sanna Salmenkallio FINLAND
Sanna Salmenkallio is one of the most experienced film composers in Finland. She has composed the score for more than 30 artistically ambitious documentary features. As a composer she has worked with symphony orchestras, smaller ensembles and electronic music.
Salmenkallio has created her own style by mixing classical background to different contemporary elements. Her strength on the top of composing is deep understanding of dramaturgy. She has won three times Jussi- award for the best film score in Finland. She has also composed music for theatre, last years for the Finnish National Theatre. She loves experimental film and theatre as well, and works regularly with refugees and prisoners.
She has both classical music education from Sibelius Academy and education as sound designer from Theatre Academy. As a violinist she is specialised on improvisation.
”For me music is a the way to explore the world, I compose with curiosity.” Working languages : Finnish, English, Swedish Also able to work with Danish and French material.