Past members

The “Old” Värttinä (1983-1989)

1983-1986 Minna Haikola (vocal, violin)
1983-1989 Kirsi Harinen (vocal, 10-string kantele)
1983-1987 Terhi Hirvonen (vocal, 5-string kantele)
1983-1989 Mari Kaasinen (vocal, 10-string kantele, 5-row accordion)
1983-1989 Sari Kaasinen (vocal, kantele, 2-row accordion)
1985-1989 Jussi Kaasinen (vocal, 5-string kantele)
1983-1989 Kirsi Kähkönen (vocal, 10-string kantele)
1983-1989 Janne Lappalainen (bouzouki, wind instruments)
1983-1989 Pauliina Luukkanen (vocal, violin)
1985-1989 Johanna Logren (vocal, 5-row accordion)
1985-1989 Lassi Logren (vocal, violin, jouhikko, jew’s harp)
1985-1989 Tuomas Logren (vocal, 5-string kantele, trumpet)
1983-1989 Nina Mononen (vocal, 10-string kantele)
1983-1989 Heidi Pakarinen (vocal, 10-string kantele)
1985-1987 Matleena Pekkanen (vocal, 10-string kantele)
1988-1989 Nikko Prauda (bodhran, percussion)
1983-1989 Minna Rautianen (vocal, 10-string kantele)
1983-1989 Sari Tyynelä (vocal, 10-string kantele)
1985-1989 Olli Varis (mandolin)
1985-1989 Tapani Varis (bass, jouhikko)
1983-1989 Jaana Vänskä (vocal, 10-string kantele)
1985-1989 Saija Vänskä (vocal, 10-string kantele)

The “New” Värttinä (November 1989-)

Vocals

1998- Susan Aho
1989- Mari Kaasinen
1989-1996 Sari Kaasinen
1989-2002 Kirsi Kähkönen
1989-1992 Minna Rautianen
1989-1999 Sirpa Reiman
1999-2001 Riikka Timonen (Väyrynen)
2001-2012 Johanna Hytti (Virtanen)

Guitar

1992-1993 Reijo Heiskanen
1993-2008 Antto Varilo
1989-1992 Tommi Viksten

Mandocello

1989-1990 Petri Hakala

Accordion

1997-1998 Susan Aho
1989-1990 Maria Kalaniemi
1990-1997 Riitta Kossi (Potinoja)
1998-2008 Markku Lepistö

Bass

1993-2002 Pekka Lehti
1989-1993 Tom Nyman
2002- Hannu Rantanen

Violin

2002- Lassi Logren
1989-2002 Kari Reiman

Bouzouki, Sax & Wind Instruments

1989-2008 Janne Lappalainen

Drums, Percussions

1989-1991 Christer Hackman
2001-2007 Jaakko Lukkarinen
1994-1994 Anssi Nykänen
2007- 2008 Toni Porthen
1994-2001 Marko Timonen

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4 thoughts on “Past members

  1. Hey Kasia, due to Toni Porthen: He was still the Värttinä drummer at the Hafensommer concert in Würzburg, August 8th, 2009.
    Greetings, Otfried

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