Nurmes Summer Academy
Welcome to the Nurmes Summer Academy 1-9 July 2023
Registration for masterclasses starts on 20 December 2022 and is open
until 30 April 2023. Here's a great and experiential gift tip for a gift box!
Nurmes Summer Academy & Summer Music oozes skill, knowledge and hope. Our festival annually brings together up to 80 music students for the most versatile masterclasses of the summer. In addition to personal teaching, students can participate in various workshops. The course fee includes the concert pass to all events of Summer Music. The students' own concerts are integrated into the festival offering. Hyvärilä Youth and Holiday Centre offers a great setting to enjoy the beauty of Pielinen Karelia and the endless charm of summer evenings.
A warm welcome to the festival pasture with us!
Masterclasses and workshops
PIANO: Tuija Hakkila
CHAMBER PIANIST: Naoko Ichihashi
ORGAN & HARSBAL: Markku Mäkinen
ACCORDION: Brother Kujala
FLUTE: Mikael Helasvuo and Kaisa Kortelainen
TRAVERSO: Mikael Helasvuo
CLARINET: Harri Mäki
VIOLIN: Sirkka-Liisa Kaakinen-Pilch
BAROQUE VIOLIN & VIOLA D`AMORE:
VIOLA: Anna-Kreetta Gribajcevic
CELLO: Robert Cohen
MASTER COURSE FOR COMPOSERS:
MASTER CLASS FOR PERMANENT CHAMBER MUSIC GROUPS:
Minna Pensola & Antti Tikkanen
ALEXANDER TECHNIQUE: Lauri Angervo
BAROQUE WORKSHOP: Markku Mäkinen
PERFORMING SKILLS: Timo Vuento
IMPROVISATION: Veli Kujala
CHAMBER MUSIC & CHAMBER MUSIC WITH AN ARTIST: Teachers of master classes
COURSE FEE: €390
- includes 5 x 45min private lessons, at least one optional workshop (3x60min or 3x90min), a concert pass for Summer Music events, and transportation in Nurmes.
- The price of an additional private lesson for those who have paid the full course fee is 55€/45min (limited availability)
COURSE FOR PERMANENT CHAMBER MUSIC GROUPS:€260 / band member
- includes 5 x 45min lessons, at least one optional workshop (3x60min or 3x90min), a concert pass for Summer Music events, and transportation in Nurmes.
- The price of an additional private lesson for those who have paid the full course fee €55/45 min (limited availability)
ACADEMY OF COMPOSITION:€340
- includes a group meeting and 3 x 45 min private lessons, at least one optional workshop, a concert pass for Summer Music events, and transportation in Nurmes.
- Full board package: €363 / Sat-Sun 8 days
(Incl. accommodation, bed linen, full board meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner, evening snack), starting with dinner on the day of arrival and ending with lunch on the day of departure, sauna)
- Accommodation package without meals
€91/8 days (incl. linen, sauna)
ABOUT SUMMER ACADEMY
Nurmes Summer Academy wants to emphasize the importance of a musician's versatile education.
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to the life of a performing artist.
In addition to private tuition, the course fee includes workshops from Alexander technique through chamber music to composition workshops.
Read more about the course descriptions and choose what you like!
ACCOMMODATION and FOOD
Accommodation and meals for the students of the Summer Academy are organized in Hyvärilä's idyllic Youth & Holiday Centre on the shore of Lake Pielinen. Meals included in the full board are served at a standing table in the main building's Manor Restaurant. Teaching takes place in the Hyvärilä area and in the center of Nurmes. The Summer Academy organizes minibus transport between the city center and Hyvärilä throughout the masterclass week.
TEACHING and PRACTICE FACILITIES and STUDENT CONCERTS
Teaching of the Summer Academy 2023 will take place both in the area of the Hyvärilä Youth & Holiday Centre and in the center of Nurmes.
In Hyvärilä, teaching facilities are found in the barn building and in the manor building. The teaching facilities in the center are at Nurmes house, Kirkkokatu school (wooden school and stone school), Nurmes church (organ), Orthodox church (harpsichord and baroque workshop) and Rukoushuone (accompaniment lessons).
The Summer Academy student concerts are part of Nurmes Summer Music festival program!
SAVOLINNA SUMMER UNIVERSITY
Nurmes Summer Academy is organized in cooperation with Savonlinna Summer University.
The Summer Academy is part of the Summer university's liberal arts education, and state aid is channeled through the summer university to organize it. The cooperation between the two educational organizations brings stability and predictability to the operation.
The Summer Academy also cooperates with the Sibelius Academy of the Arts.