Jonas Rannila (b. 1989) is Conductor and Artistic Director of the Helsinki Philharmonic Choir, the male voice choir Manifestum as well as the Opera BOX company. Rannila has a broad experience of different tasks within opera and he is a sought-after conductor for various opera productions. Rannila has studied orchestral conducting with, i.a., prof. Roland Börger, prof. Leif Segerstam, GMD Florian Ludwig and prof. Barbara Rucha. Rannila holds a degree in choral conducting from the Sibelius Academy. His professors have included i.a. prof. Matti Hyökki and prof. Nils Schweckendiek. Rannila's extensive musical studies are supported by his piano, oboe, viola and voice studies. In addition to studying at the Sibelius-Academy Rannila has also studied both choral and orchestral conducting in Leipzig.