Joonatan Rautiola

Joonatan Rautiola



Information on Joonatan Rautiola's masterclasses in 2020

Joonatan Rautiola gives several masterclasses during the spring and summer 2020 and it's still possible to enroll to many of the open ones. Please check the event websites for more information (registration deadlines and fees, dates, etc.)

January 8-9 : Frederyk Chopin University for Music, Warsaw, Poland

January 10-12 : Bielsko-Biala International Saxfest , Poland

February 24-26 : Conservatorium van Amsterdam, Netherlands

March 13th to 15th, Pirkanmaa saxophone festival , Tampere, Finland

March 26 : masterclass at the  Saxotone competition , Moscow, Russia

July 18-19 :Vigo Sax Forum , Spain

July 21-31 :Université Européenne de Saxophone , Gap, France

August 15-24 :Bretagne International Saxophone Academy, Rostrenen, France



Claude Delangle joins Sibelius Academy International Visitor Programme

Claude Delangle, internationally acclaimed soloist and professor at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Paris, has joined the Sibelius Academy International Visitor Programme. Claude Delangle will visit the Sibelius Academy saxophone class yearly for a masterclass.

The first visit took place at the Sibelius Summer Academy for woodwinds in June 2019; the next one is in April 2020 and will include a recital on April 29th at the Temppeliaukio Church with pianist Odile Delangle.

Other artists of the programme include flautists Emily Beynon and Sophie Cherrier, oboists Alexei Ogrinchouk and Dominik Wollenweber, clarinettists Calogero Palermo and Michael Collins and bassoonist Gustavo Núñez. 


Sibelius Academy application period from 8th to 22nd of January 2020

The next application period for Bachelor and Master studies at the Sibelius Academy starts on 8th and ends on 22nd of January (at 3pm EET).

The application period for doctoral studies starts on 2nd and ends of 31st of January (at 4pm EET).

The applications are done online. Please read very carefully the information at


The entrance exam for the bachelor degree includes a pre-examination video, which should be submitted by 29th of January (3 pm EET). Based on the video, some of the candidates will be invited to the actual entrance exam taking place in Helsinki in end of April or beginning of May.

The entrance exam for the Master degree is by video only, the deadline for sending the video recording being 1st of April (3pm EET).


Bachelor degree pre-examination repertoire
Paule Maurice: Tableaux de Provence, movements 1, 2, and 3 (Editions Henry Lemoine)

Bachelor degree entrance exam repertoire
- André Jolivet: Fantaisie-Impromptu (ed. Alphonse Leduc)
- two works of free choice (total duration ca. 15 minutes), of which at least one with piano.

Results for bachelor degree: 8th of June


Master degree entrance exam repertoire (video only):
- compulsory work: Jacques Ibert: Concertino da camera, Part 1 “Allegro con moto”
- two works of free choice (total duration 20-25 minutes), of which at least one with piano.

Results for master degree: 13th of May


Please observe the deadlines and pay special attention to filling and sending your application very carefully... it's usually impossible to fix problems in the applications afterwards. Also, please note that the maximum size for video files is 1 GB


If you have questions, please contact


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