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dean

Kari Henrik Juusela, American dean. Recipient Composition award, American Society of Composers, since 1996; Florida Arts fellow, State of Florida, 1997. Member of Society of Composers, Asian Cultural Association, Phi Kappa Phi.

Background

Juusela, Kari Henrik was born on September 15, 1954 in Helsinki, Finland. Son of Oiva Henrik Juusela and Kaija Inkeri Naakka.

Education

Bachelor of Medicine, Berklee College Music, Boston, 1977. MM, Georgia State University, 1988. DMA, University Maryland, 1992.

Career

Instructor music Montgomery College, Rockville, Maryland, 1989—1993. Coordinator music theory/composition Stetson University School Music, Deland, Florida, 1993—1998, associate dean, 1998—2004. Dean, professional writing division Berklee College of Music, Boston, since 2004.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Composer: opera Meet Me Tonight in Dreamland, 1995, choral work Kyrie, 1996 (1st prize Composer's Guild, 1998), cello quartet Bliss, 1997 (Grand prize, 1998).

Membership

Member of Society of Composers, Asian Cultural Association, Phi Kappa Phi.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Kayaking, surfing, tennis.

Connections

Married Deborah Juusela, June 11, 1979. Children: Alexander, Katherine.

father:
Oiva Henrik Juusela

mother:
Kaija Inkeri Naakka

spouse:
Deborah Juusela

child:
Alexander Juusela

child:
Katherine Juusela