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DIRECTOR'S GREETING 2004
to our renewed website!
On this site you will find information on the 38.
International Music Camp in Liminka, held on 28
June – 10 July, 2004. Two weeks of intensive
teaching and high-quality concerts reach their
climax on Saturday, 10th of July, when our symphony
orchestra climbs on stage with its new conductor,
Mr. Jyri Nissilä.
In Liminka, emphasis is traditionally put on daily
orchestral work and private lessons. However, in
2004, the camp will experience some gentle winds of
In addition to the new Director, reforms include
co-operation with the Oulu
Conservatoire of Music and Dance, and especially
with its Festivo orchestra, whose musicians
are to form our symphony orchestra’s core.
Two old courses will be extended: musical
playschool, offering enjoyable experiences for
the 1-6-olds, and Pop & Jazz violin
course are now two weeks long. In 2004, special
attention is paid to keyboard instruments: free
accompaniment and the teaching of young
pianists are interesting novelties, and the
week-long organ course will now be coupled
with harpsichord teaching.
As far as the concerts are concerned, musical summer
will include both old classics and new acquaintances,
such as the Baroque night.
are once again top-level, both nationally and
internationally. Strings, winds and brasses form the
foundation of our orchestras – both as instrument
families and a unified entity – and are thus in
key role. Percussion and singing have become more
popular year by year. We also enhance the
development of old and new chamber music ensembles.
Music theory (e.g. theory & ear training, sol-fa
I and figured bass) is always important, and
developing in a positive direction!
start with Opening ceremonies on Tuesday, 29th of
June, and end with two grand orchestra concerts on
the 9th and 10th of July. All concerts are arranged
and realised by our own students and teachers.
You may enroll either by on-line
mail or fax. If you have any questions, do not
hesitate to contact the music camp staff.
Welcome to Liminka!
Tel. +358 40 776 0835