Demo studios, rehearsal rooms, music lessons, band and club evenings, dj courses, etc… If you have rhythm in your blood, Helsinki gives you the possibility to make and enjoy music in your own way.
Choose your own style
From hip hop to heavy and from pop to punk. There are lessons in everything from instruments to working as part of a band. Learning on your own is possible in the practice facilities that the Youth department makes available to you. Youth centres and events offer opportunities for you to perform for an audience.
Music teaching at youth centres:
Arabia Youth Centre
Harju Youth Centre
Kannelmäki Youth Centre
Kontula Youth Activities Centre
Tapanila Youth Centre
Kallahti Youth Centre and Merirasti Youth Centre
From beginners to professionals
The City of Helsinki offers young musicmakers many high-quality and inexpensive services. At the recording studio maintained by the City you can test your wings in the complex world of producing recordings, at minimal cost. The Youth Department has taken the needs of players into consideration also by providing training premises in various locations around the city.
Youth centres are ideal venues to begin performing gigs and getting experience of performing before audiences. Several places in Helsinki arrange band evenings and live music clubs. The biggest functions are hosted by, for example, the culture arena Gloria, which specializes in arranging events and performing music.