Welcome to The Helsinki Conservatory of Music

Since its foundation in 1922 the Helsinki Conservatory of Music has been one of the leading conservatories in Finland. Together with The Guards Band we form a vibrant centre of music in the heart of the capital city. A significant number of the top Finnish professionals of music (soloists of orchestras, pedagogues) have studied at the Helsinki Conservatory of Music. The student body comprises 70 students enrolled in vocational music studies and about 1000 students in basic education. The Conservatory employs about 100 distinguished pedagogues and performers.

Current matters

Basic education in music: 131 new pupils have been selected to Helsinki Conservatory. Information regarding the selection was sent to all applicants during June 8 be email. If the email did not reach you, check your spam folder. If you can’t find it there, contact Ms. maria Hyvärinen (maria.hyvarinen@konservatorio.fi) by email. We will not publish the names of the selected on our web page, nor do we give out information by phone.

    • Remember to accept the offer at the latest on Thursday 15 June! (By email to Maria Hyvärinen.) If you choose not to, please refuse the offer by email before 15 June.
    • If the accepted has previously studied at some other music institution, please send their transcript of grades to the email Konservatorio@konservatorio.fi before August 1.
    • Once you have accepted the offer, you will receive additional information by email bat the latest June 21.
    • Selection for the choirs will be completed in August, when the auditions have been concluded. You may register to these auditions before August 13.

Registration to choirs and their auditions

Information about the holidays and important dates of the semester can be found from our Finnish website.

Concert Calendar (in Finnish)