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August 2018

WORLD MUSIC WORKSHOP SERIES: “KONNAKOL” – THE SOUTH INDIAN VOCAL PERCUSSION WORKSHOP

August 25 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
International School of Helsinki, Selkämerekatu 11 Finland

We are proud to present the first of our World Music Workshop Series this autumn with eminent percussionist Suresh Vaidyanathan from Chennai, India; organised by the International School of Music Finland in cooperation with the Embassy of India, the International School of Helsinki and the Global Music Centre. Description: Indian Classical Music is predominantly an oral traditional with students listening, imitating and then committing the syllabus to memory. Konnakol is the recitation of solkattu - the vocal syllables, related to…

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WORLD MUSIC WORKSHOP SERIES: AFRO-PERUVIAN RHYTHMS AND CAJÓN WORKSHOP

August 27 - August 28
Global Music Center, Hämeentie 34 D
Helsinki, Finland
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We are proud to present the next World Music Workshop with Pierr Padilla Vásquez, organised by the International School of Music Finland in cooperation with the Global Music Centre and Kilombo Festival. Description: The cajón is one of the most emblematic Afro-Peruvian percussion instruments. Its history and tradition dates back to the 18th century, during the Colonial time in Peru. The cajón is traditionally used in Afro-Peruvian musical genres such as landó, zamacueca, alcatraz, panalivio, son de los diablos, and…

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September 2018

WORLD MUSIC WORKSHOP SERIES: ARGENTINE TANGO WORKSHOP

September 18 - September 20
Global Music Center, Hämeentie 34 D
Helsinki, Finland
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We are proud to present the next World Music Workshop with Mercedes Krapovickas, organised by the International School of Music Finland in cooperation with the Global Music Centre.  Description: The aim of this intensive workshop is to get the basics of tango music through different perspectives (listening, playing, and arranging). The workshop is divided into three parts: History Patterns and roles of the instruments Arranging and playing This workshop is aimed at amateur and professional musicians who are interested in…

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October 2018

FUNDAMENTALS OF IMPROVISATION – CREATING AN IMPROVISATION SPACE WORKSHOP

October 9 - October 10
Global Music Center, Hämeentie 34 D
Helsinki, Finland
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We are proud to open our Advanced Musicianship Tools Workshop Series with Jeremy Wong; organised by the International School of Music Finland in cooperation with the Global Music Centre.  Description: MUSICAL IMPROVISATION is getting increasing attention amongst styles and genres all around the world. From the Western Classical traditions of Baroque keyboard partimento to the modern popular Jazz culture, improvisation has been and will continue to be an important part of one’s musical expression and performance. This workshop introduces a…

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November 2018

Soundscapes – A passage through foreign lands

November 2 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Caisan sali, Mikonkatu 17 C
Helsinki, Finland
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Immerse yourself in a trip around the world through music and words. Caisa, in association with the International School of Music, Finland brings you a varied programme from countries and continents around the world. From the wild Atlantic coast of Ireland, meandering through the exoticism of the orient and to the highest peaks in the Andes, the award-winning performers from the International School of Music, Finland take you on a trip to their homelands. This informative evening will include a…

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WORLD MUSIC WORKSHOP SERIES: BULGARIAN SINGING WORKSHOP

November 13 - November 14
Global Music Center, Hämeentie 34 D
Helsinki, Finland
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Photo by Alenjadro Lorenzo We are proud to present the last World Music Workshop this autumn with Anna Dantchev, organised by the International School of Music Finland in cooperation with the Global Music Centre and Etnosoi! Festival.  Description: The Bulgarian singing tradition is rich. The strong characters of Bulgarian voice have inspired musicians for many decades around the world. Musical elements in Bulgarian singing tradition i.e. constant drone, sharp dissonance, overtones, and mellow melodies with decorative ornaments will create a…

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