Free online concerts in March

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LIVE STREAM: Jimi Tenor & UMO Helsinki: Terra Exotica

When Jimi Tenor and UMO collab...
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LIVE STREAM: UMO Helsinki: Awakening – New Music for Jazz Orchestra

UMO Helsinki Jazz Orchestra pe...
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LIVE STREAM: UMO Helsinki: Frozen Petals

UMO Helsinki Jazz Orchestra pl...
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ON DEMAND: UMO Helsinki Ensemble – Tribute to Art Blakey and The Jazz Messengers

UMO Helsinki Ensemble will tak...
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ON DEMAND: HPO & UMO Helsinki: Clarinet Heroes (and a Lonely Trombone Player)

Update 28.1.2021:  Live strea...
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UMO and The Finnish Big Band Association organise a reformed composition contest

UMO Helsinki Jazz Orchestra an...
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CANCELLED: UMO Helsinki & Veronica Swift (US)

Update February 6th:  Due to ...
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Music of Haarla, Heinilä, Kasurinen & Rönkä

UMO Helsinki Jazz Orchestra: ...
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New album ‘Music of Haarla, Heinilä, Kasurinen & Rönkä’ challenges conventions of big band music with timeless flair

Released on 11 December 2020, ...
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ONLINE CONCERT: UMO Helsinki Jazz Orchestra: The Nutcracker Suite

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Concert cancellations November 2020 – March 2021

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The Music Factory

The Music Factory is a music workshop project produced by UMO Helsinki for eight-graders studying at arts-oriented secondary schools in the Helsinki metropolitan area. Musician Aija Puurtinen, percussionist and expert of Brazilian music Sami Kontola, and saxophonist-conductor and UMO Helsinki Jazz Orchestra´s artistic partner in audience outreach, Ville Vannemaa, are in charge of the pedagogical offerings, teaching the students in composition, lyric-writing and rhyhmics. The project ends with a public concert where the students perform their own songs together with UMO Helsinki Jazz Orchestra.

The project will be organised in autumn 2019-2020 already for the fourth time in total.

Further information and inquiries:
Valtteri Pokela
Audience Outreach & Project Producer
valtteri@umohelsinki.fi
+358 44 512 5578