Ilari Hylkilä is a Finnish composer and melody lover. Many times his music has been described with the word "cinematic".
Ilari Hylkilä's works range from symphony orchestra and sinfonietta to wind bands, from big band to folk music group. Hylkilä's music has been performed in many big festivals such as Basel Tattoo, Avenches Tattoo, Sweden International Tattoo and Hamina Tattoo. Hylkilä has also written music for one of the most successful Aesthetic Group Gymnastics groups in the world, OVO, to be used in their gala shows and competitions such as World Championships.
Ilari Hylkilä has won prizes in seven composition competitions and has been a finalist for several others.