Sibelius Academy

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The Sibelius Academy (Taideyliopiston Sibelius-Akatemia, Konstuniversitetets Sibelius-Akademi) is part of the University of the Arts Helsinki and a university-level music school which operates in Helsinki and Kuopio, Finland.wikipedia
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University of the Arts Helsinki

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The Sibelius Academy (Taideyliopiston Sibelius-Akatemia, Konstuniversitetets Sibelius-Akademi) is part of the University of the Arts Helsinki and a university-level music school which operates in Helsinki and Kuopio, Finland.
The university comprises three academies that were formerly independent universities: The Academy of Fine Arts of the University of the Arts Helsinki (until 2013 Finnish Academy of Fine Arts), the Sibelius Academy of the University of the Arts Helsinki (until 2013 Sibelius Academy) and the Theatre Academy of the University of the Arts Helsinki (until 2013 Helsinki Theatre Academy).

Music school

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The Sibelius Academy (Taideyliopiston Sibelius-Akatemia, Konstuniversitetets Sibelius-Akademi) is part of the University of the Arts Helsinki and a university-level music school which operates in Helsinki and Kuopio, Finland.
The term “music school” can also be applied to institutions of higher education under names such as school of music, such as the Jacobs School of Music of Indiana University; music academy, like the Sibelius Academy or the Royal Academy of Music, London; music faculty as the Don Wright Faculty of Music of the University of Western Ontario; college of music, characterized by the Royal College of Music and the Berklee College of Music; music department, like the Department of Music at the University of California, Santa Cruz; or the term conservatory, exemplified by the Conservatoire de Paris and the New England Conservatory.

International Jean Sibelius Violin Competition

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The Sibelius Academy is one of the organizers of the International Jean Sibelius Violin Competition held every five years in Helsinki.
The competition is arranged by the Sibelius Society of Finland and the Sibelius Academy.

Kuopio

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The Sibelius Academy (Taideyliopiston Sibelius-Akatemia, Konstuniversitetets Sibelius-Akademi) is part of the University of the Arts Helsinki and a university-level music school which operates in Helsinki and Kuopio, Finland.
Currently the most important institutions are the University of Eastern Finland, the Savonia University of Applied Sciences, Vocational College of Northern Savonia and the Kuopio department of the Sibelius Academy.

Jean Sibelius

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The academy was founded in 1882 by Martin Wegelius as Helsingfors musikinstitut ("Helsinki Music Institute") and renamed Sibelius-Akatemia in 1939 to honour its own former student and Finland's most celebrated composer Jean Sibelius.
After graduating from high school in 1885, Sibelius began to study law at the Imperial Alexander University in Finland but, showing far more interest in music, soon moved to the Helsinki Music Institute (now the Sibelius Academy) where he studied from 1885 to 1889.

Kalevi Aho

Born in Forssa, Finland, he studied composition at the Sibelius Academy under Einojuhani Rautavaara, receiving a diploma in 1971.

Tuomas Kantelinen

He studied composition at the Sibelius Academy with Eero Hämeenniemi.

Magnus Lindberg

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Lindberg was born in Helsinki, where he studied at the Sibelius Academy under Einojuhani Rautavaara and Paavo Heininen, beginning with piano.

Paavo Heininen

He was born in Helsinki, where he studied at the Sibelius Academy and was taught composition by Aarre Merikanto, Einojuhani Rautavaara, Einar Englund, and Joonas Kokkonen.

Aulis Sallinen

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Sallinen studied at the Sibelius Academy, where his teachers included Joonas Kokkonen.

Einojuhani Rautavaara

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Rautavaara studied at the Sibelius Academy in Helsinki under Aarre Merikanto from 1948 to 1952.

Esa-Pekka Salonen

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Salonen, born in Helsinki, Finland, studied horn and composition at the Sibelius Academy in Helsinki, as well as conducting with Jorma Panula.

Martin Wegelius

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The academy was founded in 1882 by Martin Wegelius as Helsingfors musikinstitut ("Helsinki Music Institute") and renamed Sibelius-Akatemia in 1939 to honour its own former student and Finland's most celebrated composer Jean Sibelius.
Martin Wegelius (10 November 1846 – 22 March 1906) was a Finnish composer and musicologist, primarily remembered as the founder, in 1882, of the Helsinki Music Institute, now known as the Sibelius Academy.

Kaija Saariaho

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She studied at the Sibelius Academy under Paavo Heininen.

Sasha Mäkilä

Sasha Mäkilä, born in Kerava, Finland, first studied cello at the Helsinki Conservatory before starting his conducting studies with Leonid Korchmar at the Rimsky-Korsakov State Conservatory of St. Petersburg, Russia.

Helsinki

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The Sibelius Academy (Taideyliopiston Sibelius-Akatemia, Konstuniversitetets Sibelius-Akademi) is part of the University of the Arts Helsinki and a university-level music school which operates in Helsinki and Kuopio, Finland.
Acclaimed contemporary composers Kaija Saariaho, Magnus Lindberg, Esa-Pekka Salonen, and Einojuhani Rautavaara, among others, were born and raised in Helsinki, and studied at the Sibelius Academy.

Veli-Matti Puumala

He is currently (since 2005) the professor of composition at the Sibelius Academy.

Atso Almila

He studied the trombone and orchestral conducting at the Sibelius Academy of Helsinki under Jorma Panula graduating in orchestral conducting in 1979.

Pekka Kostiainen

Kostiainen was born in Jyväskylä, Finland, and graduated from the Sibelius Academy in 1968.

Pietari Inkinen

He attended the Sibelius Academy and graduated with diplomas in violin (2003) and conducting (2005).

Juhani Aaltonen

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Born in Kouvola, Finland, he studied at Sibelius Academy and Berklee College of Music.

Jaakko Mäntyjärvi

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He has also studied theory of music and choir conducting at the Sibelius Academy.

Linda Brava

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Brava studied at the Sibelius Academy in Finland from 1985 to 1997, first in the youth department and then the Department of Soloists.

Susanna Mälkki

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She continued her cello studies with Hannu Kiiski, and later studied conducting with Jorma Panula, as well as Eri Klas and Leif Segerstam, at the Sibelius Academy.

Osmo Vänskä

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During this time, he started to study conducting with Jorma Panula at the Sibelius Academy, where his classmates included Esa-Pekka Salonen and Jukka-Pekka Saraste.