Piano at Sibelius Summer Academy 8.-13.6.2020

Join us on celebrating the 250th anniversary of Ludwig van Beethoven! Piano at Sibelius Summer Academy summer course offers an insight on keyboard music by Beethoven and his peers with world renowned teachers from the Sibelius Academy and abroad. The course is intended for professional students or pianists possessing equivalent skills.

Application period

Application period ends on February 28th 2020

On applying, you can make a wish on which teacher you would like to be assigned to. The organiser will assign the final teacher-student pairs according to the applications.

Teaching faculty

Liv Glaser
Tuija Hakkila
Erik T. Tawaststjerna
Eero Heinonen
Jonathan Biss
Tom Beghin
Aleksei Ljubimov
Ilmo Ranta

Course fee

Course fee: 300€ 

Course fee includes:

  • 2 hours of individual tuition. Please note that the tuition is open to other course participants and the general public to follow.
  • Talks including
    • Tom Beghin: Beethoven’s Erard Piano
    • Tom Beghin: Beethoven Era: The Tale of Ambition and Frustration
    • Liv Glaser: The living score. Exploring the past for the benefit today
  • Thematic workshops on interpretation, chamber music, notation and period instruments
  • Auditing participation in daily Golden and Diamond Hour master class sessions by the international teachers. The attending students to the Golden and Diamond hour master classes will be selected according to the course applications. 
  • Performance possibilities in pop-up concerts
  • Social interaction with other course participants

Please notice that the courses are free of charge for degree students of University of the Arts, registered as 'attending' for the academic year 2019-2020 including Doctoral degree students. The application period is December 20th 2019 - February 28th 2020.