Seele Quartet

The Seele Quartet was founded in 2015. All of the players are established soloists and students of the Sibelius Academy, where they have studied under the instruction of Paavo Pohjola, Teemu Kupiainen, and Atte Kilpeläinen. They have also taken part in masterclasses by Marko Ylönen, Meta4, and Mikhail Kopelman, the 1st violin of the legendary Borodin Quartet.

In competitions, the Seele Quartet has won the 1st prize of the Erkki Melartin Chamber Music Competition (2016) and the 2nd prize of the Rising Stars Grand Prix Berlin Competition (2017). In 2018, the Finnish Radio Classic named the quartet ”ensemble of the year” with the Tempo Award.

The Seele Quartet has performed all over Finland as well as in Estonia and England. Since 2018, they have been a resident ensemble of the Kauniainen Music Festival. They have also performed at the Kuhmo Chamber Music Festival, the Hauho Music Festival, Kamari21, and Klassinen Hietsu.