Rasmus Soini (29), born in Savonlinna (Finland), is a conductor living and working in the Finnish capital, Helsinki. Soini is a pedagogue of pop-jazz music theory, graduated from Metropolia
University of Applied Sciences. Since 2013 Soini has been conducting several big bands. He is the artistic director of Sointi Jazz Orchestra and he also composes and makes arrangements for other big bands and orchestras. He works as a teacher in Ebeli (pop and jazz department of Espoo Music Institute) and leads Ebeli's youth big band. Soini is also a member of the Finnish Big Band Association.