20th anniversary concert of the degree programme in Wind orchestra conducting

The concert celebrates the 20th anniversary of the degree programme in Wind orchestra conducting at Sibelius Academy, University of the Arts Helsinki.


In this concert at Temppeliaukio Church, wind orchestra conducting students have the opportunity to conduct the Finnish Navy Band.

The programme offers an interesting selection of Nordic music for wind instruments. Soloist Sakari Mäki-Mattila will interpret the trombone concerto of the Danish composer Launy Gröndahl. Other featured composers are Jean Sibelius, Harri Ahmas, Jukka-Pekka Lehto, Egil Hovland and Hugo Alfvén.


  • Finnish Navy Band
  • Ilkka Aunu, Yoann Combémorel, Nina Haug, Kasmir Uusitupa, Sauli Saarinen and Kyösti Vesterinen, conductors
  • Sakari Mäkimattila, trombone


  • Hugo Alfvén (1872–1960): Fest-Ouverture för Stor Militärkår, Op. 26
  • Launy Grøndahl (1886–1960): Trombone Concerto
  • Egil Hovland (1924–2013): Fanfare og Koral, Op. 54a
  • Jean Sibelius (1865–1957): Preludio
  • Harri Ahmas (s. 1957): Hic et Nunc
  • Jukka-Pekka Lehto (s. 1958): Nox

Further information: Anna Huuskonen

Music – of a more recent variety

The students of the Sibelius Academy perform in over 700 concerts each year. The concerts of the internationally renowned academy open doors for future top artists and offer unforgettable experiences.


4.11.2021 at 18:00 – 20:00


Temppeliaukion kirkko

Lutherinkatu 3

00100 Helsinki


Free admission

Further information

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