The first Jorma Panula Junior Conducting Competition is held from the 4th to 7th of September 2024. The first round starts on the 5th of September in the evening. The application period for contestants from Finland begins the 1st of January 2024 and continues until the end of February 2024.
Contestants from Finland and foreign students studying in Finland are welcome to apply. A total of 8 contestants will be chosen to compete in Vaasa alongside The Jorma Panula International Conducting Competition at the same time. The contestants are welcome to freely follow the international competition as an audience.
Maestro Jorma Panula is introducing this new competition for young students in Finland to secure and add the interest in conducting. The competition will hopefully also increase the interest in conducting as a musical profession.
|The first prize
|1 000 euros
|The second prize
Special prize: Maestro Jorma Panula is also offering Master Classes in conducting to the winners, arranged by the Panula Academy.
Orchestra activities have already started in Vaasa at the end of the 19th century, but the activities of Vaasa Orkesteriyhdistys ry - Vasa Orkesterförening rf are considered to have started when it was registered as an association in 1930. From the beginning...