Katri Liira is a singer and a pop & jazz music educator from Espoo, Finland. She studied music education at the Sibelius Academy, pop & jazz singing at the Metropolia University of Applied Sciences and educational science in the Helsinki University. She currently holds the position of senior lecturer in music education in the University of the Art’s Sibelius Academy and the position of senior lecturer in pop & jazz music at the Turku Conservatory. Besides teaching she writes her own music and performs with various groups from duo to big band. She is preparing a dissertation as a supernumerary student about pop jazz singing.