ROSA PARADA is a Finnish-born and Helsinki-based violist. Rosa is currently finishing her master’s degree at the Sibelius Academy under the tutelage of Hanna Pakkala. Former important teachers during her academic studies have been Helge Valtonen and Teemu Kupiainen. In addition to her studies at the Sibelius Academy, Rosa has studied with Anna-Kreetta Gribajcevic at Hamburg University of Music and Theatre.
Rosa is an active orchestra and chamber musician and has had the privilege to work with many great Finnish conductors such as Esa-Pekka Salonen, Jukka-Pekka Saraste and Mikko Franck. Rosa has also performed in various chamber music ensembles in Finland and Germany, and has a great interest in contemporary music.