Kalle Toivio is a Finnish classical virtuoso concert organist and pianist living in New York City, USA. He has graduated from the Sibelius Academy with two Master of Music degrees, in Piano Performance and Church Music. He studied piano with Professor Matti Raekallio and organ with Dr. Ville Urponen.
After receiving a Master of Music degree and being honored with the Bronson Ragan Award, given to an individual who has demonstrated outstanding ability in Organ Performance, Kalle Toivio continues his organ studies with Professor McNeil Robinson in the Doctor of Musical Arts degree –program at the Manhattan School of Music. Mr. Toivio continues his piano studies with Ms. Nina Svetlanova.
Kalle Toivio has toured in Europe, Japan and the United States. He has performed for Television and Radio in Finland, United Kingdom, Belgium and Austria. Besides being a versatile soloist and a chamber musician, Mr. Toivio is cantor of the New York Finnish Lutheran Congregation and organist of Christ Church Bay Ridge.