Jukka-Pekka Lehto is a contemporary composer and flutist. He started his career in the Finnish marine-band and played afterwards in the Turku Philharmonic Orchestra. Currently he is principal flutist in the Pori Sinfonietta. His compositions are neo-classicist with contemporary influences, many of which have been awarded prizes at international composition competitions. His works include music for wind band, chamber music, choir and various instrumental combinations.