Mikko Ikäheimo studied classical guitar in Sibelius Academy and in the Music Academy of Basel in Switzerland. As a guitarist he has won among others the Stafford international guitar competition in Great Britain in 2003. He has also recorded several commercial albums and premiered approximately 30 contemporary music works. Ikäheimo studied historical performance practice and lute in several institutions, such as Basel Schola Cantorum, Sibelius Academy and Esmuc in Barcelona. Lately Ikäheimo has concentrated in early music and multidisciplinary theater-music productions.