Korsholm Music Festival Master Classes 2024

23.7.2024 - 28.7.2024

350.00 €

Course information

Korsholm Music Festival Master Classes
Last enrollment date

After you have enrolled for the course, In addition fill in the form with information on your musical background. In the form, you are also asked to provide a music sample, which we recommend providing but it is not mandatory. The form is available here.

When applying, you will be asked to pay the advance fee, which is 50% of the course price, 175€. The application becomes valid when the payment has been received. The remaining part of the fee will be charged via en e-mail invoice after the cancellation date has passed. The cancellation date is 15.5.2024. If the applicant isn’t accepted, the advance fee will be returned in full. A selection among applicants will be performed if there are more applicants than available seats in the master class.

The master class is open for application 1.3.-15.5.2024. The final cancellation date is 15.5.2024, after which the advance fee (175€) will not be returned, and the requirement to pay the full fee (350€) remains valid. In case of cancellation of participation after 15.5. the fee is payable in full, except in case of illness (to be verified by a medical certificate). An invoice will be sent to those who got in from the waiting list immediately after possible acceptance.

Notice! Registration period has been extended until 31.5.2024.

Please contact the Vaasa Summer University if any clarification is needed.


The Korsholm Music Festival arranges the master classes in cooperation with the Vaasa Summer University and the Kuula-opisto Music Institute in the summer 2024. The classical music master class is aimed at music students in Finland and abroad. The master class will include tuition in piano, violin, flute, cello, and voice. The tuition takes place in the Kuula-opisto Music Institute, which offers quality class rooms, both for master class tuition and rehearsing. The two main concerts of the master class will be integrated with the Korsholm Music Festival programme and held in the Vaasa City Hall. In addition, smaller matinée concerts will be held at the music institute concert hall.


Piano: Eero Heinonen
Violin: Mari Tampere-Bezrodny ja Mi-kyung Lee (full)
Cello: Joona Pulkkinen (full)
Flute: Petri Alanko
Voice: Sirkka Parviainen
Accompaniment: Mikael Kemppainen 

Schedule and programme

Lessons 4x45min 23.–28.7.2024.
The Music Festival will take place from July 24 to July 31, 2024, and its program will be released in early spring.


Vaasa, Kuula-opisto Music Institute (Laivakatu 16, Vaasa)

Target group

The master class is primarily intended for professional students in Finland and abroad, as well as music institute students from the region. There are 30 seats available for active participants. The doors are also open for passive participants, which means that anyone interested, for example music institute teachers, students, relatives to the participants and others, may follow the tutition in classes.

  • Participation fee

  • The participation fee for the master class is 350 €, which includes 4x45min one to one tuition. 
  • Additional lessons may be reserved for a fee of 70 € per 45min. 
  • The fee includes lunch for the duration of the course, as well as a festival pass for the Korsholm Music Festival.
  •  Accomodation is not included in the fee

Additional information

The master class takes place simultaneously with the Korsholm Music Festival. The festival programme, as well as details on the master class are available on the festival website:

Tuition and rehearsal locations:
Anna Roos
, piano teacher / Kuula-opisto, ph. +358 40 833 3453

Practical arrangements, incl. accomodation:
Milla Virta
, festival director / Korsholm Music Festival, ph. +358 50 911 3902

Vasa Summer University

Application and course fees:
Tina Martins, education planner, ph. +358 44 754 5781

General inquiries:
Elvira Kurmaeva, deputy director, ph. +358 44 754 5780


Etelä-Pohjanmaan Kulttuurirahasto
The regional Council of Ostrobothnia
Stiftelsen Emilie och Rudolf Gesellius fond för filantropiska och kulturella ändamål
Svenska kulturfonden
Viljo ja Maire Vuorion Säätiö
Vaasan Aktiasäätiö
William Thurings stiftelse