Juha T. Koskinen (born in 1972) studied composition at the Sibelius Academy in 1990-98 with Kalevi Aho, Anders Eliasson, Paavo Heininen and Kaija Saariaho, and in Lyon under Philippe Manoury, Gilbert Amy and Philippe Schoeller. He also spent a year at IRCAM in Paris in 1999-2000.
Koskinen has composed operas, a symphony and several solo works and works for chamber ensembles. He is regarded modernist and in his music he seeks colors and sound worlds, and explores time, movement and counterpoint.
Fennica Gehrman publishes Koskinen's chamber music and his Symphony No. 1 dating from 2006 and commissioned by the Finnish Broadcasting Company.