Tua Hakanpää

CV

+358405681172  tua.hakanpaa@gmail.com  b.1980 Finland

OBJECTIVES

Looking for opportunities to combine scientific and artistic thinking

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2016-Present, Tampere

PhD RESEARCHER

My research questions are centered around acousical emotional expression in singing voice.

2008- Present, Espoo

ENTREPRENEUR

TuaSofia is a microenterprise founded in 2008. My field of operation is the human voice. I do singing and speaking lessons, vocology, vocal improvisation and singing.

WORKS

2019 Talk on vocology at the Voice Ergonomics seminar, Tampere University

2018-2019 Workshop on Improvisation pedagogy for music schools and conservatories

2018 Eesti Draamateater, Väike Jumalanna play, music and performances

2017 Improvisation workshop for children at Saue music festival, Saue, Estonia

2016 Lecture on anatomy and physiology of larynx for Tampere University of Applied Sciences, Tampere, Finland

2016 TuaSofia: Alva&Kettu album, composition and production

2015 Lecture series on healthy voice habits for music teachers for Metropolia University of Applied Sciences, Helsinki, Finland

2013 Ilmapallo animation for Naisten linja Jaa salaisuus campaign

2010 TuaSofia: Langat Karkaa album, composition and production

2010 Breakfast at Phoebes: The birds are singing with me album, lead vocals

2008-2009 Sinun Kätesi Äiti play, compositions, production and performances

RECENT PERFORMANCES

22.7.2018 Improvisation concert, Salo, Finland

6.6.2018 Improvisation concert, Tallinn, Estonia

28.5.2018 Electroacoustic improvisation concert, Tallinn, Estonia

19.4.2018 Electroacoustic improvisation concert, Helsinki, Finland

6.4.2018 Improvisation concert with dancers, Glasgow, Scotland

2.3.2018 Electroacoustic improvisation concert, Helsinki, Finland

22.2.2018 Improvisation concert with Sergio Castrillonin, Tallinn, Estonia

26.1.2018 Improvisation concert with Anto Pett, Helsinki, Finland

12.1.2018 Improvisation concert, Tallinn, Estonia

7.12.2017 Improvisation concert with Liudas Mockunas , Tallinn, Estonia

30.11.2017 Improvisation concert with Vastarannan improajat, Helsinki, Finland

14.9.2017 Improvisation concert with Alistair McDonald, Tallinn, Estonia

9.6.2017 Electroacoustic improvisation with Mikel Tomberg, Tallinn, Estonia

2.6.2017 Reinventing the musical instrument, Helsinki, Finland

12.5.2017 Embodiment of sound, Helsinki, Finland

4.5.2017 Improvisation concert with Christoph Baumann, Tallinn, Estonia

27.4.2017 Ambisonic improvisation at the MISC, Vilnius, Lithuania

22.3.2017 Improvisation concert with Agusti Fernandez, Tallinn, Estonia

7.3.2017 Improvisation concert at the METRIC, Den Hague, the Netherlands

9.2.2017 Improvisation concert with Alistair McDonald, Tallinn, Estonia

EDUCATION

2016-2018 Tallinn, Estonia

ESTONIAN ACADEMY OF MUSIC AND THEATER

MA in Contemporary Improvisation

2012-2015 Tampere, Finland

UNIVERSITY OF TAMPERE

MA in Educational Studies/ Speech Technique and Vocology

2007-2011 Helsinki, Finland

METROPOLIA UNIVERSITY OF APPLIED SCIENCES

Bachelor of Culture and Arts

SKILLS

Singing, songwriting, improvisation, music production, event production, jazz, extended techniques, teaching, piano, research, voice

INTERESTS

Ballet, Body percussion, Diving