The Finnish bass-baritone Jussi Juola is currently enrolled at the Meisterklasse program at the Hochschule für Musik Dresden, Germany. There he studies with Prof. Christiane Junghanns and participates in the Lied class of KS. Prof. Olaf Bär. He finished his Bachelor of Music in Oulu University of Applied Sciences with a focus on pedagogy as well as voice performance under the care of Markku Liukkonen. At 2019 Heidelberger Frühling he was a singer in the multimedia music theatre production »Castor&&Pollux« and also took part in the Lied Academy as a scholarship holder.
During his studies he has taken part in several masterclasses with artists such as Elly Ameling, Thomas Hampson, Hartmut Höll, Robert Holl, Georg Zeppenfeld, Konrad Richter, Jorma Hynninen, Ilkka Paananen, Graham Johnson and Rudolf Piernay.
Jussi Juola has taken part in several competitions. He placed second at the Lappeenranta Singing Competition with an invitation to do a recording at the Finnish broadcasting company YLE, and at the Ensemble Competition at the Hochschule Dresden he received the Special Prize for Best Interpretation of contemporary music. He is awarded Vocallis Lied Award in Neatherlands and at the International Robert Schumann Competition Zwickau he achieved finals. At the International Franz Schubert und die Musik der Moderne Competition he received together with a pianist Eun Hye Kang the 3rd Prize.