Suomi Finland 100 Chorus
The Suomi Finland 100 Chorus was created as a pop-up choir celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the Independence of Finland in 2016 and continues beyond the centennial on demand. The next appearance will occur at the Nordic Choir’s Christmas Concert on December 16, 2018 at 2pm at Norwegian Lutheran Church in Minneapolis. This choir sponsors a Naiskuoroleiri-A Finnish Women’s Treble Choir Retreat in July 2018. More info here.
Eeva Savolainen, Artistic Director, 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. Most recently Eeva founded the Suomi Finland 100 Chorus to celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the Independence of Finland. The choir performed to the President of Finland during the FinnFest 2017 and collaborated with the Bloomington Symphony Orchestra, MN, in Sibelius program in October 2017. Eeva is the founder of the Saana Ensemble which toured in USA and Canada over a decade and recorded two cd’s. As an administrator, she 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 as FinnFest USA Tuscon 2012 festival coordinator. 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.