INSTRUCTION AT EBELI
Private instruction is available on the following instruments:
- bass (electric and acoustic)
- guitar (electric and acoustic)
- saxophone, flute, clarinet
In addition to private lessons, Ebeli provides courses in group and band playing as well as vocal ensembles.
Sufficient instrumental/vocal skills are required in order to attend ensemble and group classes.
Band and vocal ensembles meet 12 times per semester for a 90-minute lesson.
In addition to weekly band classes, Ebeli organizes band periods that meet 4-5 times per semester for a 120-minute lesson. Band periods are available for all Ebeli students.
The duration of the Autumn semester is 17 weeks, and the Spring semester 18 weeks.
Tuition fees starting 1.1.2016
Main instrument 45 min/week 294€
Additional main instrument (at EMO or Ebeli) 45 min/week 221€
Secondary instrument 30 min/week 163 €
All group courses are included in the tuition fee.
Ebeli choir and Ebeli Big Band
Ebeli choir is open for all Ebeli students. The choir has apprx. 10 rehearsals per semester and regular performances.
Ebeli Big Band is a student big band consisting of players from both EMO and Ebeli. The big band rehearses weekly during the semesters. It has its own concert every spring.
Pop Jazz Theory groups
Ebeli provides a theory curriculum in popular music and jazz theory. Students are placed according to their level of skill and knowledge.
Theory groups meet weekly for a 60-minute class throughout the semester.
Concerts and Clinics
Ebeli organizes two large concerts annually:
-Ebeli Christmas Jazz, in the Louhisali at Espoo Cultural Center in December -Ebeli in Concert at April Jazz Festival
In addition to these events a number of smaller concerts, recitals, matineés and jam sessions are arranged.
In conjuction with April Jazz Festival, Ebeli also organizes master classes by international artists, which truly are a rare treat for aspiring young players. In these public events Ebeli's students get top priority for participation.
The curriculum, rules and regulations at Ebeli
While studying at Ebeli and using the school's premises, we expect students to comply with our rules and regulations ("Ebelin säännöt").