Johanna Kilpijärvi obtained a Master’s degree in early music from the Sibelius Academy in spring 2018, having studied the viol with Markku Luolajan-Mikkola. She teaches the cello at her former music college in Nurmijärvi and at Jukola Music School. She also directs the Pluralista early music ensemble at Nurmijärvi College. She is a member of the board of the Ensemble Nylandia Cultural Association and the Finnish Early Music Association, for the promotion of early music in Finland is a matter close to her heart. Johanna is an active member of the Ensemble Nylandia and its small groups, and plays in a duo with violist Maija Lampela.