Brass @ SIbelius Summer Academy 2021


Sibelius Summer Academy 2021 brings the Sibelius Academy brass faculty online!

Due to the COVID 19 situation, our Brass @ Sibelius Summer Academy course is this year offered online, featuring insights on the brass sections in Jean Sibelius' symphonies. You will be able to enjoy the pre-recorded master classes presenting Sibelius Academy faculty members teaching Sibelius Academy students.

Brass @ Sibelius Summer Academy master classes 2021

The videos are pre-recorded teaching sessions by the Sibelius Academy brass faculty. 

French Horn with Erja Joukamo-Ampuja, Tero Toivonen and Tommi Hyytinen
Jean Sibelius: Excerpts from Symphonies No. 2, 4 & 5

Watch the French Horn lesson

Trumpet with Professor of Brass Instruments Pasi Pirinen & Lecturer of Trumpet Aki Välimäki
Jean Sibelius: Excerpts from Symphonies No. 1, 2 & 5
Jean Sibelius: Excerpts of Symphony No.1

Watch the trumpet lesson

Trombone and tuba with Valtteri Malmivirta, Niklas Larsson and Line Johannesen
Jean Sibelius: Excerpts from Symphonies No. 1, 2, 5 & 7

Watch the trombone and tuba lesson

Tuba & Euphonium with Petri Keskitalo & Jukka Myllys
Petri Keskitalo: Tubhonium Sketch #2½
Richard Strauss: Ein Heldenleben
Richard Strauss: Don Quixote
Gustav Holst: The Planets
Kalevi Aho: Symphony 7.
Kalevi Aho: Symphony 10.
Oskar Merikanto (sov. P. Keskitalo): Valse Lente
Sam Sihvo: Muistoja Pohjolasta – intro

Watch the tuba & euphonium lesson

Smart practising lectures by Erja Joukamo-Ampuja

These videos by Sibelius Academy lecturer Erja Joukamo-Ampuja include ideas of planning practising, preventing injuries, technical practising, help for artistic approach of performing and exercises for preparing auditions and exams under pressure.

Watch the Smart practising lectures


French Horn



  • Line Johannesen

  • Niklas Larsson

  • Valtteri Malmivirta


  • Petri Keskitalo


  • Jukka Myllys