Marko Rutanen begun his guitar studies at the
School of Music in Jämsä under the guidance of Vesa Suominen. Later he
studied in the University of Applied Sciences in Helsinki with Ilmari
Hytönen and finished his studies with Kai Nieminen in Jyväskylä. He has
given many concerts as a solo performer and as a chamber musician. He is
also a founding member of Nordico Guitar Quartet. He currently teaches
guitar at the School of Music in Jämsä.