Our radiant festival, Nurmes Summer Academy & Summer Concerts will take place again in July! Dear music student, join our joyful crowd and apply in the masterclasses of the Summer Academy. Dear music lover, buy your ticket to one or many of the Summer Concerts! Our versatile festival program guarantees you many enjoyable concert experiences. Notice the great offer of the concert pass giving you unlimited access to all festival events. If you are hungry for more than just listening to music, you may take part in the Summer Academy activities by signing up to the Music Lover Package. The artistic directors of the Summer Concerts are Tuija Hakkila and Anna Laakso. The festival program of this year is designed by Anna Laakso.
Our performing and teaching artists are the absolut top of their fields. Their inspiration and brilliance make the festival glow. Get to know them better and come to Nurmes, listen to the concerts, and enjoy!
In Finland's most versatile summer music course you will find masterclasses for both soloists and established chamber groups. Nurmes Summer Academy & Summer Concerts is filled with skill, knowledge and hope. Welcome to sprint in the festival field with us! Submit your application by May 15th. Act fast!!
” Hope is a waking dream." (Aristotle) Now, as the present and the future is shadowed by menace and the responsibility of the collective future is weighing on our shoulders, reaffirmation of hope is the only way to gain strength and shared understanding to go forward to the right direction.
Have you always wanted to learn to play a certain song or an instrument? Or would you like to observe what actually goes on during an instrument lesson? Refresh your dusty skill or practice a new one with our help. We will make your wish come true!