Master Classes

Kuvitus, piano ja kädet

Mänttä International Master Classes 2019

The unique surroundings with sensational collections of arts and a high-class piano music festival offers an unforgettable learning environment! This year, the master class teachers are Hui-Ying Liu-Tawaststjerna (29.7.-3.8.), Wolfram Schmitt-Leonardy (29.7.-31.7.), Tuija Hakkila (29.7.-2.8.), Niklas Pokki (29.7.-3.8.) and Antti Hotti (29.7.-3.8.). 

The dates for the master class are July 29 – Aug 3, 2019. The price inclu­des les­sons (5 x 45 min), prac­ticing faci­li­ties, accom­mo­da­tion, full board and free ent­rance to all concerts. You can choose the dates that suit you best:

July 29 – Aug 2 (630 euros)
July 30 – Aug 3 (630 euros)
The price inclu­des les­sons (5 x 45 min), prac­ticing faci­li­ties, a din­ner eve­ry night at the Res­tau­rant Gös­ta, accom­mo­da­tion, break­fasts and free ent­rance to all concerts.

In case you organize your accommodation by yourself, the fee is 250 e including lessons, practicing facilities and free entrance to all concerts.

A free-format application must be sent by June 3, 2019 to Tell about yourself and your previous studies, or alternatively attach your CV to the application. Please let us know who you wish to work with and what is the program you’re going to play during the course. Deadline for the tuition fee is June 28 and you can pay it to FI14 8000 1970 6383 50. The receiver is Mäntän Musiikkijuhlat Tuki Ry.

Additional information

Rebekka Angervo
+358 50 374 1211

The Youth Piano Academy

The Youth Piano Academy, known in Finnish as Nuorten pianoakatemia, is a special training program for exceptionally talented teenagers. Ten youngsters from all across Finland meet five to six times a year, each time with different professors. The Youth Piano Academy also organizes workshops on different topics, including sight reading, practicing, the history of piano music, interpretation, and performing skills.  One of the festival artists,Marc-André Hamelin, will teach the students of the Youth Piano Academy at the Kivijärvi hall. Welcome! The Youth Piano Academy was  founded in 2013 by pianists Teppo Koivisto, Niklas Pokki and Antti Siirala. The Youth Piano Academy is funded by the Finnish Cultural Foundation and the Jane and Aatos Erkko Foundation.