28.5.2019 The winner of Esko Linnavalli Composition Competition is Alex Cassanyes from Spain
The winner of the Esko Linnavalli Big Band Composition Competition is Alex Cassanyes from Spain with his composition El mal de Montano. The second prize goes to German Tobias Hoffmann and his piece Venteto. The third prize was split into two: to Dr. ...
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8.5.2019 Kasperi Sarikoski Selected as Lead Trombonist for UMO Helsinki Jazz Orchestra
Kasperi Sarikoski (b. 1988) has been selected as the new lead trombonist for UMO Helsinki Jazz Orchestra.  Sarikoski first performed with UMO in 2004 – when only 16 years of age. Since then he has regularly worked with the big band.  ...
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19.3.2019 Exit UMO Jazz Orchestra: Enter UMO Helsinki Jazz Orchestra!
UMO Jazz Orchestra has a new name. UMO Helsinki Jazz Orchestra was adopted following a recent report carried out by the City of Helsinki, the orchestra’s owner. Based on the report, it was concluded that the inclusion of the main sponsor’s name is in ...
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14.2.2019 UMO is recruiting Lead Trombonist (Temporary Position) Read more ->
20.12.2018 Ed Partyka is UMO’s new Artistic Director & Chief Conductor, Guillermo Klein an Artistic Partner Read more ->
13.11.2018 UMO changes name, keeps their permanent employment Read more ->
24.8.2018 Together by Randy Brecker, Mats Holmquist & UMO out now Read more ->
6.8.2018 UMO is recruiting Artistic Director – Chief Conductor Read more ->
14.5.2018 Support concert & crowdfunding campaign for UMO Read more ->
29.9.2017 Nicole Willis & UMO album is out Read more ->
17.5.2017 Year 2016 in a nutshell Read more ->