Sibelius Summer Academy courses

The Sibelius Summer Academy was a summer study programme by the Sibelius Academy, University of the Arts Helsinki, organised in 2019-2021.

Student playing the bassoon with an accompanist

The Sibelius Summer Academy is a summer study programme by the Sibelius Academy, University of the Arts Helsinki. It offers you the opportunity to get to know the educational environment, teaching faculty and facilities of Sibelius Academy, Uniarts Helsinki – one of the world’s best universities in performing arts.

As a participant, you get new perspectives on making and studying music. You recieve instruction from the world’s best music professionals and international networking opportunities in high-quality facilities of the Sibelius Academy.

Sibelius Summer Academy courses 2022

How to apply?

The application procedure varies between individual courses. See the application deadlines and other details on the course pages.

What happens at masters classes? Come follow the teaching

Welcome to follow the master classes, where you will see visiting teachers in action. At the beginning of the day, the students have a joint group session where they warm up under the guidance of the teacher, after which the day continues with students’ individual lessons. Admission to other Brass @ Sibelius Summer Academy events is free, except the Academy Brass concert on 23th August.

Our facilities

We operate in world-class facilities in the middle of Helsinki, Finland. The Sibelius Summer Academy courses are organised in our buildings in the Uniarts, Helsinki’s Töölö campus.

Get the feel of our previous courses

The first ever Sibelius Summer Academy course was organised in 2019.

Our supporters

Sibelius Summer Academy is supported by the Jane and Aatos Erkko Foundation and the Wihuri Foundation as a part of the Sibelius Academy International Visitor Programme.

Admissions guide

Application instructions for this programme haven't been published yet.

Application period

The Sibelius Summer Academy courses are on hold for now. Please follow this page for future information and visit the material of our previous courses.

Tuition fee

The tuition fees vary according to the individual courses.

Supervising teacher

Terhi Luukkonen

Pauli Raitakari


Sibelius Academy