He is a founder of famous Finnish folk music group Tsuumi Sound System. He also plays and composes for several other bands and groups in Finland and Nordic countries. Parallel to these activities Hannu has composed works for theatres, television and movies.
He´s music has been released all over the world in all kind of occasions from German brass-orchestra to Finnish puppet-animations!
Hannu Kella was lately working as an artistic director of FIS nordic ski world championships 2017 held in Lahti. He was in charge of manuscript, producing and composing both opening and closing ceremonies of the championships.
Right now he is performing music that he wrote for two plays (Under The Nordic Star 1 and 2) to Lahti city theatre.