In the spring of 2019 Jaz Finland produces two Finnish tours and supports two domestic tours, that are produced by a partner company. Apply now for the tours via an electronic form.
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 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.
Finnish Big Band Federation and Elojazz festival are holding a big band fanfare contest in August 2018. New entries are accepted until until the 15th of May.
Vantaan Viihdeorkesteri's international composition and arrangement contest accepts new entries until the 15th of June, 2018. Please see further info for the free-of-charge competition, contacts, participation criteria and instructions on their website at www.viihdeorkesteri.fi/markku-johansson-kilpailu
Two-day tickets are on offer until the end of February.
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.
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: http://www.tudengijazz.ee/registration-2018/
Hurry up! It's the last days to apply for a showcase at the Bremen jazz fair in April 2018.
The Finnish Jazz Federation will produce two tours and support two co-produced tours in the spring of 2018. Apply by this electronic form between April 10 and May 8. The Board of the Finnish Jazz Federation will complete the selection process in June.