Tuesday 9.12, Wednesday 10.12 and Thursday 11.12 at 6 pm at Arkadia: Laponia Improvisations solo concerts

Dear friend of Arkadia,

You are invited to Laponia Improvisations solo concerts on Tuesday 9.12, Wednesday 10.12 and Thursday 11.12 at 6 pm at Arkadia (Nervanderinkatu 11) 

9.12. Otto Eskelinen – saxophone, Anna Voutilainen – saxophone, Noora Salmi – vocals
10.12. Amanda Blomqvist – drums & vocals, Jussi Mutenia – trumpet, Markku Toikkanen – guitar, Maria Vojtovičová – violin
11.12. Heta Keskinarkaus – vocals, Satu-Maija Aalto – violin & vocals, Panu Luukkonen – trombone


Duration of each solo performance: 15-20 minutes.


Warm regards,


Entrance is free but a donation of €3 (or more!) to fund the bookshop is suggested and would be most welcome. Arkadia wouldn’t exist without this act of generosity. If you have no loose change or coins we gladly accept payment via Visa Electron or Mastercard etc. !

Laponia Improvisations is a Helsinki based alternative music school that provides improvising and composing classes; the goal beeing in making own music. The permanent teachers are Ville Vokkolainen (contemporary composer/guitarist), Pauli Lyytinen (saxophonist/composer) and Sergio Castrillon (contemporary cellist/composer from Columbia). Under each term there are also internationally acclaimed visitors. Past visitors have included Raoul Björkenheim, Mika Pohjola, Arttu Kurttila, Seppo Kantonen, Taavi Kerikmäe and Riko Saatsi. Under each term the school organises group, solo and composing concerts in variable venues in Helsinki.