Paul Hillier: Ensemble skills will make you a better musician

The English conductor and barytone Paul Hillier was one of the three founding member of the world-famous Hilliard Ensemble and artistic director of the ensemble...

New on the site: we opened a video gallery

This year, we have the wonderful opportunity to make a video clip of all the Sibelius Summer Academy courses. Visit  the Sibelius Summer Academy video gallery ,...

Greetings from the organ gallery: Alison Rudd

Alison Rudd has recieved a music degree in her native England, worked in Norway as an organist and more recently, as an instrumental teacher in schools. Since...

Balázs Szabó challenges organists to rethink the instrument's position in the 20th century

  Hungarian organist Balázs Szabó is one of the international teachers at the second ever Sibelius Summer Academy course, starting on the 1st of...

Greetings from the professor: Nils Schweckendiek

The Grammy awarded vocal ensemble Theatre of Voices will come to Helsinki to teach at the Sibelius Summer Academy in August 2019. Sibelius Academy, Uniarts...

Hoe Yin Chan was enlightened and encouraged to work even more

Oboist, English horn player Hoe Yin Chan  from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, attended the Sibelius Summer Academy programme woodwind week in June. In Malaysia he...

Woodwinds course inspired to take risks in playing

Clarinetist  Stefani Feldman  from Los Angeles, California is one of the participants of the first ever Sibelius Summer Academy woodwind course. After...

Anni Haapaniemi welcomes the woodwind community to Helsinki

Anni Haapaniemi is one of the Sibelius Academy, Uniarts Helsinkis faculty members participating in the woodwind week. Originally from Central Ostrobothnia,...

Sibelius Academy woodwind week is in the heart of internationalization

The first ever Sibelius Summer Academy course with woodwinds and almost a 100 Finnish and international students begun today with full force. Visitors from...

Kalev Kuljus to replace Dominik Wollenweber in the Sibelius Summer Academy woodwind week

Mr. Dominik Wollenweber has unfortunately had to cancel his participation in the Sibelius Summer Academy Woodwind week in June 2019. It is with great honour...

Welcome to follow world-class woodwind classes in June

The international Woodwinds course, organized in June, will bring around a hundred young woodwind students from around the world to the Sibelius Academy of the...

Tenor Paul Bentley-Angell: Serving the bigger picture

Australian tenor Paul Bentley-Angell is a member of Theatre of Voices vocal ensemble. Next August he will come to Finland to teach at the Sibelius Summer Academy.

A big turning point in...

Greetings from the Woodwind professor

The day is almost here for the first ever Sibelius Summer Academy summer course - featuring the lovely woodwind instruments! The artistic director of the event...

Feel Mozart as the Woodwind week highlight!

Feel Helsinki! concert will conclude the Woodwind event in June

Extended application deadline for the Organ Academy in August

Exciting news: We have extended the application deadline for the Organ Academy to April 15th.  The first Organ Academy, organized by the Sibelius...

Application deadline for the Theatre of Voices master course has been extended

Good news: We have extended the application deadline for the Theatre of Voices master class to April 10th.   Paul Hillier, Else Torp, Signe...

Emily Beynon: Listening is the key skill for any musician

Emily Beynon is the principal flutist of Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, based in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Next June she will come to Finland to teach during the...

Check out the fabulous Sibelius Academy facilities

The Sibelius Summer Academy will be held in the state-of-the-art facilities of the Helsinki Music centre and also in other appropriate venues in and around...

Limited places still available for the Woodwind courses in June

There are still some limited places available in the Sibelius Summer Academy Woodwind course in June All participants from outside the Sibelius Academy...