FinEst Jazz Rally seeks future stars for a band competition in Tallinn

New application round to Jazz Finland's and Estonian Jazz Union's new band competition for young jazz musicians begins. The winner will be rewarded with two festival gigs in Finland and Estonia in March 2020. FinEst Jazz Rally is an international contest where – while fighting for the championship – the bands and the audience get to know the up-and-coming musicians and jazz traditions of both countries. The application period starts on October 15th and ends on December 15, 2018!


Hanko Creative Music and Sound Workshop 25. - 28.6.2018

Hanko Creative Music and Sound Workshop, June 25-28, 2018 (Town Hall, Hanko, Finland)

A workshop and masterclass of music in the beautiful seaside community of Hanko will present students to new techniques of expression and improvisation on their instruments in group playing situations.


Jazz Finland and Koko Jazz Club invite for coffee!

Jazz community coffee on Thursday the 12th of April at 3 - 5pm at Koko Jazz Club in Helsinki! On April 16, Jazz Finland opens the application for the Finnish tour productions in the spring season 2019. Before we hit the 'go' button, we'd like to take the time to present and discuss the touring system with the musicians, producers, agents, managers and the concert organizers.



Apply for Oulu Music Festival master classes

The 28th Oulu Music Festival takes place on 11 - 24 March 2018, and the festival will host international master classes now for the sixth time. Master classes in violin, cello and piano will be organised in week 11 and the pop/jazz master classes in week 12.  The application deadline is 22 January. 


Apply to perfrom at Tudengi Jazz Festival! Application open until December 18th

TUJA is an acronym for Tudengijazz. Tudengijazz (Student jazz) is one of the oldest and most unique international festivals in Estonia. It was established in 1982. Tudengijazz is dedicated to jazz music students and their fresh ideas. The festival brings together young musicians from all over Estonia and other European countries to play and share their music. Since 2011 Tudengijazz is organised by the Estonian Jazz Union. Apply now to play at the festival in Tallin and other Estonian cities in March 6 - 10, 2018: