Suomi Finland 100 Chorus

Suomi 100 Chorus

Call for Singers!

The Suomi Finland 100 Chorus is seeking singers for several projects honoring the 100th Anniversary of Finland's Independence. This is a non-auditioned choir, but previous experience or sight-reading skills are helpful. Singers aged 12+ in all voice parts are welcome, especially tenors and basses.

You don't have to be a Finn or speak Finnish (Finnish is pronounced close to Spanish/Italian). Sing one or all projects!

All pronunciation will be available online and some songs are in English.Tentative schedule is below. Rehearsals on Mondays. Email for more info.

Project 1: Joint concert with the Naantali Chamber Choir from Finland on Thursday, June 8 at 7pm, Central Lutheran, Minneapolis. Rehearsals on May 15, 22 and June 15  from 7-9pm at Mindekirken, Minneapolis

Project 2: Sibelius concert with the Bloomington Symphony Orchestra, Sunday, October 8, Bloomington MN. Rehearsals starting on August 21.

Project 3: Finland 100 Gala, December 6, Orchestra Hall, Minneapolis. Rehearsals TBA.

We need 100 singers for Finland 100!

Eeva Savolainen, Artistic Director, has worked as The Singers Operation Manager since 2011.  Before joining The Singers staff, she worked for Music in the Park Series in St. Paul and FinnFest USA as festival coordinator. A graduate of Sibelius Academy, Finland – Eeva, is a soprano having sung with The Dale Warland Singers, St. Paul Chamber Orchestra Chorus and Bach Society.   She’s also performed as a soloist with the Minnesota Orchestra, Oratorio Society, and toured as recitalist in USA and Canada. Eeva is the  founder of the Saana Ensemble which toured in USA and Canada over a decade and recorded two cd's. Currently Eeva conducts a church choir in East Bethel, MN and when not working, likes to weave and spend time with Oreo the Cat and Lewis the Dog.




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