Markku Kolehmainen began his professional career as an orchestral musician in Kotka in 1978 and at Oulu Symphony Orchestra. Markku Kolehmainen has been part of the Turku Philharmonic Orchestra since 1986 and holds the position of sub-principal hornist. Mr. Kolehmainen also plays natural horns, not forgetting the Vienna horn and the Alphorn. Mr. Kolehmainen plays chamber music with the Turku Ensemble. As to his hobbies, sailing and solo singing as well as recently started accordion playing are worth mentioning.