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Siba News

The ​application per​io​d to the Sibelius Academy is over!

Posted on December 26, 2011

Hae Sibelius-Akatemi­aan!

Apply to Sibelius Acad­e­my!

Fundamental excercises

Posted on January 10, 2015


Artic­u­la­tion exer­cise for sep­a­rat­ing the ten­sion in the sup­port from the tongue.

Start with sfz with­out tongue: Hatata­ta-ta!








Har­mon­ic into­na­tion:

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Lega­to and the qual­i­ty of the sound.

Don’t play too qui­et, take care of the into­na­tion and try to keep your fin­gers relaxed!




Into­na­tion (har­mon­ic and melod­ic) Drone note starts from B. Con­tin­ue chro­mat­i­cal­ly until C2





Siba Woodwind Activities fall 2018

Posted on December 14, 2016

Olivier Patey clarinet masterclass

Sunday  11.11. 2018 Ackté-hall (Töölönkatu)

Pianist: Matleena Nyman

Tel.: 0505431417

14.00 Klaara Vasara: Hin­demith sonata

14.30 Ömer Tarek­li: Mozart con­cer­to

15.00 Lau­re Paris: Debussy Pre­miere Rhap­sodie

15.30 Iines Kiu­ru: Mozart con­cer­to

16.00 Sara Aratake: Mozart con­cer­to

16.30 Michal Konopin­s­ki: orches­tral excerpts

17.00 End

Emil Jonason clarinet masterclass


(Pianist Timo Kosk­i­nen tel. 040 078 4417)

Wednes­day 14.11. 2018 

Audi­to­rio T-522 of the T build­ing (Töölönkatu)

10.00 Erle Kont: Mozart concerto/Stravinsky 3 pieces/Tõnis Kaumann’s “Mobile”

10.30 Han­na Huja­nen: Denisov

11.00 Iines Kiu­ru: B.H. Crusell Con­cer­to no. 1

11.30 Alz­be­ta Bal­do­va: Brahms f

12.00 Sara Aratake: Mozart con­cer­to or Debussy Rhap­sodie

12.30 Break

13.30 Michal Konopin­s­ki: Mag­nus Lind­berg con­cer­to (no pianist)

14.00 Jus­si Uuk­su­lainen: Crusell f

14.30 Lau­re Paris: Mozart or Debussy

15.00 Ignas Dani­ulis: Nielsen con­cer­to

15.30 Klaara Vasara: Hin­demith Sonata

16.00 End

Fall 2018 Woodwind concerts

(halls reserved from 15.00)

8.10. 15.00–18.00 Cam­er­a­ta

Host­ed by oboe lec­tur­er veera.pesu@uniarts.fi

Dead­line pre­vi­ous Fri­day 5.10.

19.11. 15.30–18.00 Ack­té

Host­ed by flute lec­tur­er petri.alanko@uniarts.fi

dead­line pre­vi­ous Fri­day 16.11.

3.12. 15.30–18.00 Ack­té

Host­ed by clar­inet lec­tur­er christoffer.sundqvist@uniarts.fi

Dead­line 30.11.


Kristian Steenstrup Weekend

Posted on February 17, 2019

Inspir­ing and world renown teacher of wind-play­ing fun­da­men­tals is vis­it­ing Sibelius Acad­e­my on 16th an17th of March. He will give two exten­sive lec­tures: on Sat­ur­day 16th about wind play­ing fun­da­men­tals and Sun­day 17th about prac­tic­ing.

Sat­ur­day lec­ture is geared more towards wind play­ers, Sun­day lec­ture is rec­om­mend­ed to all musi­cians. If you have signed up for a pri­vate ses­sion, you are required to par­tic­i­pate that whole day. How­ev­er, it is rec­om­mend­ed that you lis­ten as much as you can on both days!

The sched­ule:

16.3. Sat­ur­day: Room NK55 in Ner­van­derinkatu build­ing

10.00 Lec­ture on wind play­ing fun­da­men­tals

11.30 Ques­tions and answers.

12.00 Bence Bubreg, clar­inet

12.30 Julia Junt­ti­la, bas­soon

13.00 Break for lunch

14.00 Ukko Pietilä, oboe

14.30 Heli Vaalamo, flute

15.00 Agnese Skrasti­na, clar­inet

15.30 Erle Kont, clar­inet

16.00 Alz­be­ta Bal­do­va, clar­inet

16.30 wrap-up, dis­cus­sion

17.00 The end of day 1

17.3. Sun­day also in NK55

10.00 Lec­ture on prac­tic­ing

11.30 Ques­tions and answers.

12.00 Mikko Mart­ti­la, tuba or bass trom­bone

12.30 Samuel Phua, sax­o­phone

13.00 Break for lunch

13.30 Roosa Lam­pela, trom­bone

14.00 Eivind Grontvedt, eupho­ni­um

14.30 Lau­re Paris, clar­inet

15.00 Julia Rima, clar­inet

15.30 Ernes­ta Svel­nyte, trum­pet

16.00 Athi­na Drakoka­nis, French horn

16.30 wrap-up, dis­cus­sion

There are some video­clips on Youtube on Kristian’s work and his two books are avail­able on Ama­zon. Check them out!