Kari Juusela

Dean of Professional Writing and Music Technology Division

Kari Henrik Juusela is a Finnish/American composer, performer, educator, and dean of the Professional Writing and Music Technology Division.

Juusela’s compositions have won awards in numerous competitions including: The Vienna International Full-Length Opera Competition; the International Trumpet Guild; London Chamber Group's "Piece of the Year Competition"; and many others. His works have been performed by internationally acclaimed ensembles and performers and have been performed in many important venues, including Carnegie Hall and Tchaikovsky Hall.

Juusela holds degrees from the University of Maryland, Georgia State University, and Berklee College of Music. His music is published by ISG Publications, MuusJuus Music, and Yelton Rhodes Music and is recorded on ERM, Beauport Classical, Lakeside Records, Capstone Records, and MuusJuus Music.