Photo: Karoliina Pirkkanen

New Sibelius Academy graduates celebrated on June 16th

The traditional Sibelius Academy graduation ceremony was held on June 16th 2017. Altogether 137 new graduates - 51 Bachelors, 84 Masters and 2 Doctors of music have completed their degree during Spring 2017. About 100 of them attended the joyful ceremonies. 

- Follow your hearts and your instincts in today's world of uncertainty and change, advised Sibelius Academy vice dean Olli-Pekka Martikainen

The alumni speech was held by CEO of Gold&Green Foods, Maija Itkonen. She told that the Sibelius Academy taught her for intance stress management and the power of hard work, practice and creativity. 


Jean Sibelius' Kaiutar was performed during the ceremony by Helianna Herkkola and Maritta Manner. Jazz graduate Jere Haakana also played his own guitar music. 


Our warmest congratulations to all of you for having completed your hard work!