Brass @ Sibelius Academy 5.-10.6.2017

Brass @ Sibelius Academy is a new international education and concert event for brass instruments in Helsinki. It was organised for the first time on June 6th-12th 2016.

The next festival will be on June 5th to 10th 2017. 

The teachers and artists for the event include brass 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 also feature a high-level concert series in the Helsinki Music Centre and the Temppeliaukio Church.

The Brass @ Sibelius Academy event is realized with the financial aid from Svenska Kulturfonden. The project aims to strengthen nordic collaboration and exchange of know-how within education of brass instruments.



Application to the Marshall Gilkes Jazz Trombone master class now open

The jazz course with trombonist Marshall Gilkes will take place from Thu 8th to Sat 10th of June. 


- Thu 8.6. Lecture: "​Daily Routines and Improvisation Practice for the Contemporary Musician" (open to all brass players)
- Fri 9.6.  individual trombone students in a masterclass setting (open to public)
- Sat 10.6. trombone students playing with a small jazz combo (open to public)​. 

Max of 15 students will be accepted to this course. ​​​ Friday and Saturday timetables will be completed after the dealine for applications is over. 



Click here to enter the application form