Juhani
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Contemporary Music Composition and Analysis Lessons

My classes are meant for anyone who has the basic knowledge of music theory and notation, and who has compositional ideas that need expressing. My classes are meant for anyone who has the basic knowledge of music theory and notation, and who has compositional ideas that need expressing. The lesson content can range between preparatory lessons for University/Academy Composition study entrance exams to consulting with independent composers or postgraduates.
You can sign for regular lessons (weekly, monthly) or take an individual lesson

- I can tutor you in all stages of your compositional process, from sketching ideas and notation to strategies for rehearsing your music.
- I am able to see value in compositions regardless of style and technique. I can advise you specifically with: composing in the idioms of contemporary instrumental, vocal, and choral music, atonal, tonal, and microtonal composition, timbral and noise composition, extended instrumental composition, interdisciplinary composition, and with contemporary music analysis.

- If you are interested in more topics, contact me anyway - I will tell if I can teach it.
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- I was born in Helsinki, Finland in 1990 and studied academically as follows:
HAMU Prague, composition PhD (M.Rataj, H.Barton) (2018-2022)
Sibelius Academy Helsinki, composition BA & MA (T.Nevanlinna, V.Puumala) (2009-2016)
Kunstuniversität Graz, composition Erasmus studies (including B.Furrer, P.Billone, G.F.Haas) (2012-2013)

- I have given composition lectures at prestigious universities in Budapest (F.Liszt), Brussels (KCB), Graz (KUG), Helsinki (Uniarts Sibelius Academy), Prague (HAMU), New York (Columbia Univ.), and at festivals (Freiburg, Helsinki).

- I work around Europe as a freelance composer, part-time teacher at the Sibelius Academy (Helsinki, Finland) and singer for contemporary music premieres (Helsinki Chamber Choir, Chamber Choir Ireland). I am mostly based in Prague (CZ) and Helsinki (FIN).
- My works have been performed on five continents since my youth, 2002.
- Competitions won: DYCE (2019 and 2020), Uuno Klami junior competition (2007)
- Several pupils tutored individually in Helsinki since 2014
- Basic music theory courses teacher (2010-2018, 2020-2021), about 100 pupils this far
- Works published by BabelScores, member of the Society of Finnish Composers, concert curator (the MicroFest format in Helsinki and Prague)

Location

Online via webcam
At teacher's location: Music Centre, Helsinki, Finland
At teacher's location: Prague, Czechia

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General info

Skills:
Age:
Teenagers (13-17 years old)
Adults (18-64 years old)
Seniors (65+ years old)
Student level:
Intermediate
Advanced
Duration:
45 minutes
60 minutes
90 minutes
The class is taught in:English, German, Finnish

About Me

- I was born in Helsinki, Finland in 1990 and studied academically as follows:
HAMU Prague, composition PhD (M.Rataj, H.Barton) (2018-2022)
Sibelius Academy Helsinki, composition BA & MA (T.Nevanlinna, V.Puumala) (2009-2016)
Kunstuniversität Graz, composition Erasmus studies (including B.Furrer, P.Billone, G.F.Haas) (2012-2013)

- I have given composition lectures at prestigious universities in Budapest (F.Liszt), Brussels (KCB), Graz (KUG), Helsinki (Uniarts Sibelius Academy), Prague (HAMU), New York (Columbia Univ.), and at festivals (Freiburg, Helsinki).

- I work around Europe as a freelance composer, part-time teacher at the Sibelius Academy (Helsinki, Finland) and singer for contemporary music premieres (Helsinki Chamber Choir, Chamber Choir Ireland). I am mostly based in Prague (CZ) and Helsinki (FIN).
- My works have been performed on five continents since my youth, 2002.
- Competitions won: DYCE (2019 and 2020), Uuno Klami junior competition (2007)
- Several pupils tutored individually in Helsinki since 2014
- Basic music theory courses teacher (2010-2018, 2020-2021), about 100 pupils this far
- Works published by BabelScores, member of the Society of Finnish Composers, concert curator (the MicroFest format in Helsinki and Prague)

- I can tutor you in all stages of your compositional process, from sketching ideas and notation to strategies for rehearsing your music.
- I am able to see value in compositions regardless of style and technique. I can advise you specifically with: composing in the idioms of contemporary instrumental, vocal, and choral music, atonal, tonal, and microtonal composition, timbral and noise composition, extended instrumental composition, interdisciplinary composition, and with contemporary music analysis.

Education

I studied academically as follows:
HAMU Prague, composition PhD (M.Rataj, H.Barton) (2018-2022)
Sibelius Academy Helsinki, composition BA & MA (T.Nevanlinna, V.Puumala) (2009-2016)
Kunstuniversität Graz, composition Erasmus studies (including B.Furrer, P.Billone, G.F.Haas) (2012-2013)

Experience / Qualifications

- I have given composition lectures at prestigious universities in Budapest (F.Liszt), Brussels (KCB), Graz (KUG), Helsinki (Uniarts Sibelius Academy), Prague (HAMU), New York (Columbia Univ.), and at festivals (Freiburg, Helsinki).

- I work around Europe as a freelance composer, part-time teacher at the Sibelius Academy (Helsinki, Finland) and singer for contemporary music premieres (Helsinki Chamber Choir, Chamber Choir Ireland). I am mostly based in Prague (CZ) and Helsinki (FIN).
- My works have been performed on five continents since my youth, 2002.
- Competitions won: DYCE (2019 and 2020), Uuno Klami junior competition (2007)
- Several pupils tutored individually in Helsinki since 2014
- Basic music theory courses teacher (2010-2018, 2020-2021), about 100 pupils this far
- Works published by BabelScores, member of the Society of Finnish Composers, concert curator (the MicroFest format in Helsinki and Prague)

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Extremely knowledgeable and very personable... a superb instructor

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