A musician and visual artist, Hynninen has been a member of several Finnish orchestras, including appearances as a soloist with the Avanti! Chamber Orchestra, the Tapiola Sinfonietta and the Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra. She has performed at countless festivals and made disks and radio tapes, arrangements and recordings in the fields of church music, pop, rock, heavy metal, jazz and contemporary music.
Prior to her career as a freelance artist, Hynninen held permanent positions as Principal Harpist in the Orchestra of the Finnish National Opera and the Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra. Her solo projects combine her own music and visual art with a unique and original style. The Finnish Broadcasting Corporation selected the solo album “Otilia” (Alba Records) composed, performed and produced by Laura Hynninen as the Record of the Year 2021.