What is Sibelius Summer Academy?

Sibelius Summer Academy is a summer study program offered by the Sibelius Academy, University of the Arts Helsinki in Finland, organized for the first time in Summer 2019. Sibelius Summer Academy offers young talents a chance to work and perform together with world-class teachers, artists and other students in an encouraging and inspiring international environment with state-of-the-art facilities. 


Apply now for the Sibelius Summer Academy courses

The Sibelius Summer Academy is a newly established international summer school of Uniarts Helsinki‚Äôs Sibelius Academy. It will be launched in summer 2019, offering three hign-class international summer courses taught by nationally and internationally acclaimed artists and instructors. In particular, the new summer school will offer non-Finnish students the chance to experience the internationally renowned music training of the Sibelius Academy in Helsinki.

In June 2019, the Sibelius Summer Academy will welcome artists of, among others, the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra and the Berlin Philharmonic as visiting teachers during the woodwind week. In August, the Academy will offer an organ master class with the focus on improvisation for silent films, while members of the vocal ensemble Theatre of Voices will share their insights on a cappella singing. 

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The application period for these international, high-class courses is now open. Please find the application forms below.
Please note that three courses have slightly different application periods.

 WOODWINDS June 1st to 8th June 2019



ORGAN ACADEMY August 1st to 7th 2019


  • Apply by March 30th 2019 (NOTE to the Sibelius Academy students: Sibelius Academy students should NOT fill in this application form, please enroll to the course via Web-Oodi during 25th March-3rd April, 2019.)
  • See the teacher list and more details
  • Application form


THEATRE OF VOICES August 19th to 24th 2019


  • Apply by March 30th 2019 (NOTE to the Sibelius Academy students: All applicants including Sibelius Academy enrolled students should complete the application form. The Sibelius Academy students should also include the course in their own study plan.)
  • See the teacher list and more details
  • Application form