Mezzo-soprano, D.Mus Päivi Järviö specializes in the singing, researching and teaching of Early Music. She has performed and recorded as a soloist with numerous baroque ensembles and orchestras in Finland as well as abroad. Further, she coaches singers, choirs, ensembles and conductors. In 2011 she completed her doctoral thesis on the embodied performing practice of Italian Early Baroque music, and is currently working as a lecturer at the DocMus Doctoral School (Sibelius Academy, University of the Arts Helsinki). In 2012 she worked as a research fellow in the Artistic Experimentation in Music research project at the Orpheus Institute (Gent, Belgium).