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Laponia Improvisations is a Helsinki based alternative music school that provides improvising and composing classes; the goal beeing in making own music. The permanent teachers are Ville Vokkolainen (contemporary composer/guitarist), Sergio Castrillon (contemporary cellist/composer from Columbia) and Pauli Lyytinen. Under each term there are also internationally acclaimed visitors. Past visitors were Raoul Björkenheim, Mika Pohjola and Riko Saatsi.


There´s also a band called Laponia Improvisations Experiment which is a trio of mr.Vokkolainen, Castrillon and Lyytinen.


The improvisation classes are held in Punavuori and composing in Malmi. We organize a few concerts per termin in different clubs in Helsinki for the solo and group performances of the "students". 


Tuition fee is 350€.


Feel free to contact us via e-mail: laponia.improvisations(a)


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