Brass @ Sibelius Academy!

​Brass @ Sibelius Academy is a new international education and concert event for brass instruments in Helsinki. It is organised for the 2nd time next summer (5-10 June 2017). The teachers and artists for the event include brass instrument teachers from the Sibelius Academy of the University of the Arts Helsinki and a group of other internationally acclaimed brass instrumentalists.

In addition to master classes, the event will feature a high-level concert series in the concert halls of the Helsinki Music Centre and the Temppeliaukio Church.

These master courses are part of the studies of the Sibelius Academy students and they can attend the courses and concerts free of charge. 

The courses are also open for other Finnish and international music students and professionals. Sibelius Academy reserves the right to ​select the course participants amongst the applicants. The applicants who best meet our selection criteria, such as academic qualifications, will be given preference. 

For anyone other than SibA students course fee for the week is 200 € and it is per person in the instrument courses and per ensemble in the ensemble course. The fee includes teaching and a season ticket to all festival concerts. 

The week of instrument master courses consists of 5 x 30 min lessons from the teacher of your choice.  You can choose a total of 5 lessons but only max 2 lessons per teacher. 

The week of ensemble master courses consists of 3 x 60 min lessons from the teacher of your choice.  You can choose a total of 3 lessons but only max 2 lessons per teacher. Choose one member of the ensemble as contact person who will do the registration on the entire ensemble´s behalf. ​

If you are applying for the both courses, please, fill in two (2) different applications. ​

After receiving an application, the collegium from the Sibelius Academy´s faculty of brass music will consider it and decide on admission to the master course. 

We aim to inform all applicants of our decision on their application as quickly as possible but NOT before the 1st of March, 2017.


For teachers´ list and concert program: Brass @ Sibelius Academy website

NOTE! If you use a mobile device to fill in the application, before sending, please,  make sure that your selections have not "popped off" due to scrolling the page up and down.