Musopia makes FourChords easy with Yamaha
Finnish music software development studio Musopia has partnered with Yamaha Guitars to include its FourChords mobile app in Yamaha’s GigMaker beginners package.
Kaija Saariaho awarded for “extraordinary” musical contribution
Finnish composer Kaija Saariaho has received the BBVA Foundation’s Frontiers of Knowledge Award in the Contemporary Music category.
Alma chases highs at MTV Europe Music Awards
Finland’s hottest international pop star Alma was one of the Worldwide Act winners, and she also won the title of the Best Finnish Act of the year.
Finnish band Naryan signs global distribution deal
Progressive rock band Naryan, hailing from Tampere, has been signed by the independent Irish rock label Progressive Gears (PRG).
Alma’s Chasing Highs is top stuff in UK
Alma is gaining momentum: now, the UK’s largest radio channel BBC Radio One has chosen Chasing Highs by Finnish pop singer Alma for its A List.
Tampere Jazz Happening awarded for adventure
Finnish jazz festival Tampere Jazz Happening is the winner of the 6th EJN Award for Adventurous Programming by the Europe Jazz Network (EJN).
Flow Festival named one of Europe’s best
The Guardian has listed Helsinki’s annual Flow Festival as one of the best music festivals in Europe.
Santtu-Matias Rouvali to conduct Philharmonia
Britain’s Philharmonia Orchestra has appointed Santtu-Matias Rouvali as a principal guest conductor for the 2017/18 season.
Finnish music app pockets prize in New York
The MusiClock app was awarded the main prize in the Express category at the Interaction Awards in New York last week.
Finnish composer scores high at Henri Dutilleux
The Finnish composer Hannu Pohjannoro has been awarded at the eighth International Henri Dutilleux Composition Competition for his work ‘images, hommages.’