Senja Rummukainen was born in 1994. She won first prize in the Turku Cello Competition in 2014 and in 2016 was one of the finalists in the Guilhermina Suggia Award cello competition in Portugal. She regularly appears at Finnish music festivals and has performed as soloist with such orchestras as the Helsinki Philharmonic, the Turku Philharmonic, the Kuopio Symphony, the Ostrobothnian Chamber and the Württembergische Philharmonie Reutlingen. She studied with Professor Marko Ylönen and Professor Young-Chang Cho. During the academic year 2016-2017 she also studied at the Norwegian State Academy of Music under Truls Mørk. She has also studied with David Geringas, Jens-Peter Maintz and Wolfgang Boettcher. Rummukainen is a member of the Borea Quartet and has been assistant cellist with the Helsinki Philharmonic, Finnish Symphony Radio Orchestra and the Avanti! Chamber Orchestra. Ïn 2017 she was elected as second principal cello for Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra. She has use of a Stefano Scarampella cello from 1897.
Rummukainen is in the Young Chamber Musicians programme.