Application period now open for the international Sibelius Summer Academy courses

The Sibelius Summer Academy is a newly established international summer school of Uniarts Helsinki’s Sibelius Academy. It will be launched in summer 2019, offering three high-class international summer courses taught by nationally and internationally acclaimed artists and instructors. In particular, the new summer school will offer non-Finnish students the chance to experience the internationally renowned music training of the Sibelius Academy in Helsinki.

In June 2019, the Sibelius Summer Academy will welcome artists of, among others, the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra and the Berlin Philharmonic as visiting teachers during the woodwind week. In August, the Academy will offer an organ master class with the focus on improvisation for silent films, while members of the vocal ensemble Theatre of Voices will share their insights on a cappella singing.

The application period for these master classes is now open. The application for Woodwind courses in June ends on February 28th, for the Organ Academy and the Thetre of Voices course on March 30th 2019. 

Application forms and more details of these summer courses can be found on the Sibelius Summer Academy website at

Further information:

Terhi Luukkonen
Project Manager, Sibelius Summer Academy
040 710 4368,

Sibelius Summer Academy is a summer study program offered by the Sibelius Academy, University of the Arts Helsinki in Finland, organized for the first time in Summer 2019. It offers young talents a chance to work and perform together with world-class teachers, artists and other students in an encouraging and inspiring international environment with state-of-the-art facilities.