Ville Hiilivirta

Ville Hiilivirta studied the horn with Timo Ronkainen at the Sibelius Academy in Helsinki and Markus Maskuniitty at the Hochschule für Music und Theater in Hanover. He was a member of the Tampere Philharmonic Orchestra before joining the Helsinki Philharmonic as their principal horn in 2010. Hiilivirta has won the 3rd Lieksa International Horn Competition. He enjoys playing chamber music in various groups and is a member of the 60° Quintet.