Suomi Finland 100 Chorus
100 singers for Finland 100 all set to go!
Suomi Finland 100 Chorus is a pop-up choir celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the Independence of Finland
Performance 1: Sibelius concert with the Bloomington Symphony conducted by Manny Laureano (MN Orchestra), Sunday, October 8, Bloomington MN. Rehearsals on Mondays starting August 21 at 7-9 pm at Mindekirken, Minneapolis.
Performance 2: FinnFest USA: Finland 100 Convocation on September 22 at 3pm, Orchestra Hall, Minneapolis
Performance 3: Pre-concert entertainment for The Minnesota Orchestra Sibelius concert conducted by Osmo Vänskä on Friday, September 22- ROSTER FULL
Performance 4: Leif Erikson Festival Worship Service on October 15 at 10am, Mindekirken, Minneapolis
Performance 5: Finland 100 Gala on December 6, 2017 at Orchestra Hall, Minneapolis
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. Eeva is the founder of the Saana Ensemble which toured in USA and Canada over a decade and recorded two cd’s. 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 FinnFest USA as 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.