Aleksi Rajala is an award winning rising star in the acoustic guitar scene in Europe. His passion and dedication to the music is evermore adding new levels to his playing. Rajala is known for his passionate performances, interesting programs and technical virtuosity. He is familiar with magnumscale grand sonatas and masterpieces such as partitas of Johann Sebastian Bach, but he will also astonish every listener with his amazing folk, pop and singer&songwriter fingerstyle guitar arrangements. The distinguished skill of Aleksi Rajala and his carefully measured interpretations grant a memorable concert experience.
Aleksi Rajala has been a prizewinner at many competitions, including Pisa International guitar competition “Stefan Strata” in Italy, Nürtingen international guitar competition in Germany, Rust international guitar competition in Austria, Ligita international guitar competition in Liechtenstein, Erwitte international guitar competition in Germany and Tallinn international guitar competition in Estonia.
Rajala studied in Sibelius-Academy in Helsinki with Jukka Savijoki and in Hochschule für Musik und Theater München with Franz Halasz obtaining two master’s degrees with highest honors.