Your Musical Home in Finland

The International School of Music Finland offers lessons to students of all ages and levels. Start lessons any day!

Summer has arrived, and many of our teachers are providing lessons before the autumn semester begins. If you are interested in learning a new instrument or continuing studies this summer, please contact us.

Enrollment is now open for Autumn 2024.

To register for the upcoming semester, please click here.

All potential students are also welcome to have a trial lesson on their preferred instrument before signing up for the full semester. Click on your preferred lesson location below to check instrument and group availability and then visit our web shop and send us a message to set up a trial lesson. Trial lessons purchased in the summer will take place in August. 

Note that our school office is closed will be closed in July, and we will respond to messages at the beginning of August.

We Provide the Following Music Lessons:

Music Playschool

Ages 3 months – 7 years

In Music Playschool, we foster a lifelong love of music through group lessons for children where we sing, rhyme, play, listen, move, dance and make music together.


Ages 5-8

In Pre-Instrumental lessons, we introduce children to the basics of musical notation, rhythm, and instrumental performance in a fun and encouraging group setting.

Individual and Group Lessons

All Ages

Our individual and group lessons follow the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music (ABRSM) curriculum, which provides exams to music students at various levels in over 90 countries.

All of our lessons feature:

No entrance exams
Start any day
Lessons in English & many other languages
Locations in Helsinki, Espoo, and online

Highly-Trained International Teachers

Lessons in 18 languages!

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Our vision is to create an international and diverse musical community for expat families and others who are interested in experiencing a multicultural environment through high-quality music education.

ISM is a registered non-profit organisation with a Teaching License (laaja ja yleinen opetuslupa) from the cities of Helsinki and Espoo and is part of the Association of Finnish Music Schools (Suomen musiikkioppilaitosten liitto).


Sign up for Indian Voice Lessons

Indian classical musician and music teacher Ujjainee Ghosh is now offering exclusive vocal lessons following the ancient Indian ‘Guru-Shishya Parampara,a teacher-disciple tradition inherent in Indian culture. Lessons will include:

  • Voice training and stability
  • Breathwork and self-healing techniques through music
  • A history of Indian Musical Tradition through visual storytelling
  • Building a solid foundation of Swaras (12 Musical Notes), Talas (Rhythms) and Voice training through various note arrangement patterns( Paltas and Alankaras)
  • Singing along with Indian Musical Instruments like Tanpura, Harmonium and Tanpura
  • An introduction to Indian Ragas, their basis, style and personality

For Who: Anyone aged 7+
: In Helsinki (ISM Studio) and Espoo International School
When: Lessons beginning mid-August 2024
Group size: 2-4 students
Price: 360€-525€ per semester (15 lessons of 45 minutes each), depending on group size. More info.

Are you interested?

Upcoming Events

August 15: Instrument Demonstrations and Music Workshops (Helsinki Night of the Arts)

Come visit the International School of Music Finland on Helsinki’s Night of the Arts for high-quality music performances and hands-on instrument demonstrations, as well as fun music workshops! You can also meet our teachers and learn more about our school and the lessons we offer.

The workshop schedule will be published in early August, so stay tuned! The event is in English and open to all nationalities.

WHEN: Thursday 15.08.2024, 16.00-19.00
WHERE: ISM Studio (Hietalahdenkatu 8 & 10, Helsinki)
PRICE: Free!

More info on Facebook.


We provide music playschool, pre-instrument, and individual & group music lessons in Helsinki, Espoo, and online.


We organise lessons, events, and exams in partnership with the following organisations:

Click below to learn more about what we offer:

Music Playschool Lessons

Ages 3 months – 7 years

Pre-Instrumental Lessons

Ages 5 – 8 years

Individual & Group Lessons

For all ages

Events & Workshops

Upcoming concerts, day courses, and global music workshops

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