Helsinki, Finland
Posted: 11 Jan 2019
15th International Sasha Mäkilä Conducting Masterclass

15th International Sasha Mäkilä Conducting Masterclass

18 - 22 Feb, 2019

Ten participants will get an intense masterclass experience over five days in Helsinki, Finland, working with Sasha Mäkilä and the string section of the Helsinki Metropolitan Orchestra ( The course consists of four rehearsals and a public concert at Koskela Church in Helsinki and technique sessions together with our faculty pianist Taru Ritavesi. Each participant will enjoy a minimum of 20 minutes daily podium time with the orchestra, plus the concert on February 22nd.

The focus of the masterclass will be conducting technique and communication skills with the orchestra. Participants are allowed to videotape all the sessions.

The course fee is 1240 EUR. Each participant will take care of their accommodation by themselves, but there are plenty of options in the Helsinki area. We are accepting applications from this moment until all ten places are full. Send a free-form application to and add a video link to your conducting.
Closing date: 31 Jan 2019
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