Kari Ruotsalainen has been composing since age 13. He did piano, double bass and music theory studies in Helsinki conservatory and university. He has done private composing studies. His compositions has been performed in different occasions and concerts in Finland.
Mostly he composes for piano, string orchestra and vocal and does arrangements from the classical repertoare.
"Last fifteen years I have been composing for my children to support their music studies in different levels. In addition, I have composed some piano duets for educational purposes."