In the music study track of the upper secondary school it is possible to add plenty of music courses of all sorts. Available are, for example, choirs, an orchestra, singing and instrument lessons, bands, composing, music expression and conducting. The selection varies annually.
The upper secondary school conducts international co-operation and the students get valuable experiences from tours abroad and while hosting return visits.
Turku Philharmonic Orhestra (City Orchestra) is the oldest orchestra in Finland and one of the oldest in the world. The roots of the Turku Philharmonic Orchestra stretch back to the year 1790 and the founding of The Musical Society in Turku. The orchestra was municipalized in 1927. At present the Turku Philharmonic Orchestra is the fifth largest in Finland with its 74 players.
The Chief Conductor of the orchestra since 2012 is Leif Segerstam.
Vivid music life in Turku offers something for everyone!
Do you want to go to a DJ gig? Find a band for children? Or how about a violin concerto?
Don't forget to visit Europe's second oldest rock festival Ruisrock!
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Matti Moilanen, cello, Esa Moilanen, piano
Ludwig van Beethoven – Sergei Rachmaninov
Max de Aloe (IT), chromatic harmonica & effects, Niklas Winter (FI), guitar, Jesper Bodilsen (DK), double bass
Pasi Eerikäinen, violin, Juho Laitinen, cello, Jouko Laivuori, piano
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart – Igor Stravinsky
60 degrees: Etienne Boudreault, bassoon, Niamh McKenna, flute, Takuya Takashima, oboe, Tuulia Ylönen, clarinet, Ville Hiilivirta, french horn
Tuomas Mali, Annika Kontturi-Gustafsson, piano
Aurora Borotinskij, Elin Rise, soprano, Bengt-Åke Lundin, piano
Scandinavia by words and music
The masculine drawings created by Laaksonen, who was born in Kaarina in 1920, have had an impact on western culture for many decades.