APRIL 25-26, 2020
Online Festival
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APRIL 25-26, 2020
Online Festival
RE-WATCH NOW

The Festival

The 1st Tampere Flute Fest will take place as an online festival on Saturday and Sunday, April 25-26, 2020. The festival will offer the unique possibility for students, teachers and flute lovers alike to participate, grow and get inspired!

From the comfort of home, participants will be able to watch and learn from this year’s internationally renowned Guest Artists Silvia Careddu, Alexis Roman, Sarah Ouakrat, Heili Rosin, Annaleena Jämsä and Carlos Cano-Escriba. Masterclasses, concerts and the festival’s 1st Young Artist Competition finals will be broadcasted live for a limited audience.

Register today for the opportunity of a lifetime!

Fees

FESTIVAL FEE

Day Pass: 45€
Weekend Pass: 65€

Registration Deadline: April 22, 2020
*15€ Registration Fee after deadline

The Festival

The 1st Tampere Flute Fest will take place as an online festival on Saturday and Sunday, April 25-26, 2020. The festival will offer the unique possibility for students, teachers and flute lovers alike to participate, grow and get inspired!

From the comfort of home, participants will be able to watch and learn from this year’s internationally renowned Guest Artists Silvia Careddu, Alexis Roman, Sarah Ouakrat, Heili Rosin, Annaleena Jämsä and Carlos Cano-Escriba. Masterclasses, concerts and the festival’s 1st Young Artist Competition finals will be broadcasted live for a limited audience.

Register today for the opportunity of a lifetime!

Fees

FESTIVAL FEE

Day Pass: 45€
Weekend Pass: 65€

Registration Deadline: April 22, 2020
*15€ Registration Fee after deadline

Schedule

Schedule

Saturday, April 25, 2020

Sunday, April 26, 2020

9:00 – 9:10 AM Welcome Ceremony

9:10 – 9:30AM Warm-up Class with Alexis Roman

9:30 – 12:15PM Masterclass with Alexis Roman

12.30 – 1:15PM Recital: Alexis Roman

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2:00 – 4:20PM Masterclass with Sarah Ouakrat

4:30 – 5:00pm Recital: Heili Rosin

5:10 – 5:40pm Flute360 Podcast Interview: Silvia Careddu

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6:00 – 8:00 PM Masterclass with Silvia Careddu

8:15 – 9:00PM Recital: Silvia Careddu

9:00 – 9:10 AM Welcome Ceremony

9:10 – 9:30 AM Warm-up Class with Heili Rosin

9:30 – 10:30 AM Masterclass with Heili Rosin

10:45 – 1:30 PM Masterclass with Annaleena Jämsä

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2:00 – 2:50 PM YAC Finals Category C

3:00 – 4:45 PM YAC Finals Category B

5:00 – 7:15 PM YAC finals Category A

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7:40 – 8:00 PM Interview: Fluterscooter

8:00 – 8:45 PM Recital: Carlos Cano-Escriba

9:00 – 9:30 PM Competition Results and Closing Ceremony

Saturday, April 25, 2020

9:00 – 9:10 AM Welcome Ceremony

9:10 – 9:30AM Warm-up Class with Alexis Roman

9:30 – 12:15PM Masterclass with Alexis Roman

12.30 – 1:15PM Recital: Alexis Roman

BREAK

2:00 – 4:20PM Masterclass with Sarah Ouakrat

4:30 – 5:00pm Recital: Heili Rosin

5:10 – 5:40pm Flute360 Podcast Interview: Silvia Careddu

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6:00 – 8:00 PM Masterclass with Silvia Careddu

8:15 – 9:00PM Recital: Silvia Careddu

Sunday, April 26, 2020

9:00 – 9:10 AM Welcome Ceremony

9:10 – 9:30 AM Warm-up Class with Heili Rosin

9:30 – 10:30 AM Masterclass with Heili Rosin

10:45 – 1:30 PM Masterclass with Annaleena Jämsä

BREAK

2:00 – 2:50 PM YAC Finals Category C

3:00 – 4:45 PM YAC Finals Category B

5:00 – 7:15 PM YAC finals Category A

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7:40 – 8:00 PM Interview: Fluterscooter

8:00 – 8:45 PM Recital: Carlos Cano-Escriba

9:00 – 9:30 PM Competition Results and Closing Ceremony

TFF 2020 PROGRAM

Guest Artists

Guest Artists

Silvia Careddu made an auspicious start to her career by winning unanimously the First Prize and the Audience Prize at the 56. Concours International de Musique de Genève. Following the award, Lorin Maazel invited Silvia to become Solo Flute for his newly founded Filarmonica Arturo Toscanini. She later joined the Konzerthausorchester Berlin, the Wiener Symphoniker and the Wiener Staatsoper-Wiener Philharmoniker as their Solo Flutist. Silvia is also a founding member of the Alban Berg Ensemble, a virtuosic ensemble that can be heard year around in concerts all over the world, as well as in Deutsche Grammophon recordings. Silvia Careddu is Professor at the Conservatoire et Académie Supérieure de Musique de Strasbourg and teaches at the Hochschule für Musik ‘Hanns Eisler’ and the Barenboim Said Akademie in Berlin.

Silvia Careddu made an auspicious start to her career by winning unanimously the First Prize and the Audience Prize at the 56. Concours International de Musique de Genève. Following the award, Lorin Maazel invited Silvia to become Solo Flute for his newly founded Filarmonica Arturo Toscanini. She later joined the Konzerthausorchester Berlin, the Wiener Symphoniker and the Wiener Staatsoper-Wiener Philharmoniker as their Solo Flutist. Silvia is also a founding member of the Alban Berg Ensemble, a virtuosic ensemble that can be heard year around in concerts all over the world, as well as in Deutsche Grammophon recordings. Silvia Careddu is Professor at the Conservatoire et Académie Supérieure de Musique de Strasbourg and teaches at the Hochschule für Musik ‘Hanns Eisler’ and the Barenboim Said Akademie in Berlin.

French flutist Alexis Roman was appointed Principal Flutist of the Jyväskylä Sinfonia in 2012 by renowned conductor and flutist Patrick Gallois. A frequent guest in several Finnish and Swiss orchestras, Roman has acted as Guest Principal Flutist in the Tampere Philharmonic Orchestra, Turku Philharmonic Orchestra, Orcheste de Chambre de Lausanne and many more. Roman is a former flute teacher at Jyväskylä Conservatory and serves as Guest Professor in the Seiya Ueno Flute Academy in Japan. Recently Roman and Ueno recorded a new Bach duet album that will be released in the Spring of 2020.

French flutist Alexis Roman was appointed Principal Flutist of the Jyväskylä Sinfonia in 2012 by renowned conductor and flutist Patrick Gallois. A frequent guest in several Finnish and Swiss orchestras, Roman has acted as Guest Principal Flutist in the Tampere Philharmonic Orchestra, Turku Philharmonic Orchestra, Orcheste de Chambre de Lausanne and many more. Roman is a former flute teacher at Jyväskylä Conservatory and serves as Guest Professor in the Seiya Ueno Flute Academy in Japan. Recently Roman and Ueno recorded a new Bach duet album that will be released in the Spring of 2020.

Sarah Ouakrat is Principal Flute of the Dutch National Ballet Orchestra in Amsterdam and a member of the modern music ensemble Collegium Novum Zürich (Switzerland). A prominent flutist, Ouakrat is the First Prize of the IV International Flute Competition of the Tchaikovsky Conservatory in Moscow. In addition, Ouakrat shares her time between her orchestral career, solo recitals, chamber music concerts and private coaching of young talented professional musicians. 

Sarah Ouakrat is Principal Flute of the Dutch National Ballet Orchestra in Amsterdam and a member of the modern music ensemble Collegium Novum Zürich (Switzerland). A prominent flutist, Ouakrat is the First Prize of the IV International Flute Competition of the Tchaikovsky Conservatory in Moscow. In addition, Ouakrat shares her time between her orchestral career, solo recitals, chamber music concerts and private coaching of young talented professional musicians. 

Winner of the 2018 NFA Young Artist Piccolo Competition (U.S.A.), flutist Heili Rosin has been a successful prize winner in several international competitions. Rosin is Former Solo Flutist of the Estonian National Opera and Co-Principal Flutist in the Estonian National Symphony Orchestra. As an AS Artists Management Artist, Rosin spends her time performing as a soloist and as Guest Principal Piccolo in several German orchestras.

Winner of the 2018 NFA Young Artist Piccolo Competition (U.S.A.), flutist Heili Rosin has been a successful prize winner in several international competitions. Rosin is Former Solo Flutist of the Estonian National Opera and Co-Principal Flutist in the Estonian National Symphony Orchestra. As an AS Artists Management Artist, Rosin spends her time performing as a soloist and as Guest Principal Piccolo in several German orchestras.

Flutist, composer, arranger and music producer, Carlos Cano Escribá transforms any stage he takes. Born in Havana, Cano is a former member of the National Symphony Orchestra of Cuba. Later he settled in Madrid where he continuously collaborated with various orchestras in Spain. Cano is a member of the Cervantes Trio. Together they have released several albums which have been nominated for a Latin Grammy. “Por la rivera de Paquito” Cano’s last recorded album together with pianist Hernán Milla, focuses on the innovation and expansion of the flute repertoire. Cano’s transcriptions are published by Boosey & Hawkes. Cano is currently professor of flute at the Real Conservatorio de Musica in Madrid, Spain.

Flutist, composer, arranger and music producer, Carlos Cano Escribá transforms any stage he takes. Born in Havana, Cano is a former member of the National Symphony Orchestra of Cuba. Later he settled in Madrid where he continuously collaborated with various orchestras in Spain. Cano is a member of the Cervantes Trio. Together they have released several albums which have been nominated for a Latin Grammy. “Por la rivera de Paquito” Cano’s last recorded album together with pianist Hernán Milla, focuses on the innovation and expansion of the flute repertoire. Cano’s transcriptions are published by Boosey & Hawkes. Cano is currently professor of flute at the Real Conservatorio de Musica in Madrid, Spain.

Masterclasses

ALEXIS ROMAN

Martha Effe (20), Finland
Vilma Huldén (18), Finland
Veera Leinonen (23), Finland
Senja Mäki (20), Finland
Heta Myllymäki (22), Finland
Josie Wakefield (13), U.K.

SARAH OUAKRAT

Deniz Unel (24), Turkey
Freya Frischknecht (25), Finland
Reetta Hakala (23), Finland
Saara Lehtonen (26), Finland
Sonja Puolamäki (24), Finland

SILVIA CAREDDU

Carolina Azzola (14), Finland
Marjut Koikkalainen (24), Finland
Lotta Kyrönaho (22), Finland
Astrid Lagg (20), Sweden

HEILI ROSIN

Eva Barkova (12), Russia
Matilda Neva (17), Finland

ANNALEENA JÄMSÄ

Heli Ainsalo (23), Finland
Alli Heinonen (15), Finland
Nea Järvinen (17), Finland
Peetu Karjalainen (18), Finland
Iida Kulo (22), Finland
Tiitta Moilanen (18), Finland

Masterclasses

ALEXIS ROMAN

Martha Effe (20), Finland
Vilma Huldén (18), Finland
Veera Leinonen (23), Finland
Senja Mäki (20), Finland
Heta Myllymäki (22), Finland
Josie Wakefield (13), U.K.

SARAH OUAKRAT

Deniz Unel (24), Turkey
Freya Frischknecht (25), Finland
Reetta Hakala (23), Finland
Saara Lehtonen (26), Finland
Sonja Puolamäki (24), Finland

SILVIA CAREDDU

Carolina Azzola (14), Finland
Marjut Koikkalainen (24), Finland
Lotta Kyrönaho (22), Finland
Astrid Lagg (20), Sweden

HEILI ROSIN

Eva Barkova (12), Russia
Matilda Neva (17), Finland

ANNALEENA JÄMSÄ

Heli Ainsalo (23), Finland
Alli Heinonen (15), Finland
Nea Järvinen (17), Finland
Peetu Karjalainen (18), Finland
Iida Kulo (22), Finland
Tiitta Moilanen (18), Finland

Young Artist Competition Finalists

Category A

Iida Helanterä (24), Finland
Hyemin Lee (21), South Korea
Janette Leván (21), Finland
Polina Maltseva (19), Russia
Helena Saks (19), Estonia
Anete Vinkel (23), Estonia

Category B

Carolina Azzola (14), Finland
Sooah Jeon (12), U.S.A.
Sonja Kujala (12), Finland
Susanne Rull (16), Estonia
Pirta Sippola (14), Finland
Sigrid Tomson (17), Estonia

Category C

Eveliina Eloranta (11), Finland
Ekaterina Ivanova (9), Russia
Seela Latonen (8), Finland
Zijing (Tommi) Tang (8), Finland

Young Artist Competition

Category A

Iida Helanterä (24), Finland
Hyemin Lee (21), South Korea
Janette Leván (21), Finland
Polina Maltseva (19), Russia
Helena Saks (19), Estonia
Anete Vinkel (23), Estonia

Category B

Carolina Azzola (14), Finland
Sooah Jeon (12), U.S.A.
Sonja Kujala (12), Finland
Susanne Rull (16), Estonia
Pirta Sippola (14), Finland
Sigrid Tomson (17), Estonia

Category C

Eveliina Eloranta (11), Finland
Ekaterina Ivanova (9), Russia
Seela Latonen (8), Finland
Zijing (Tommi) Tang (8), Finland
Finals will take place live online on Sunday, April 26, 2020

Board of Directors

Beatriz Macias,
Artistic Director

Mexican-American flutist Beatriz Macias is emerging as one of the most versatile figures in the scene of classical music. A Yamaha Performing Artist and Former Solo Flutist of the Luxembourg Chamber Orchestra, Macias has performed with some of the most renowned orchestras in Europe, U.S.A., Mexico and Asia. Currently, Macias shares her time between her orchestral career as a Principal Flutist, solo recitals as an opera singer and as an active educator.

Annaleena Jämsä,
Competition Coordinator

Annaleena Jämsä works as Principal Flutist in the Tampere Philharmonic Orchestra since 2009. Previous to this position, she held the same position with the Oulu Symphony Orchestra. In addition, she is a member of the Oslo Kammerakademi, an Oslo-based chamber music group, and frequently guests with orchestras in Finland, Norway and Sweden.
Johanna Kärkkäinen, 
Publications Coordinator

An established flutist and poet, Johanna Kärkkäinen eagerly explores the connection between music and the arts. As a flutist, she is an active chamber musician and has performed with several orchestras in Finland such as Lahti Symphony, Helsinki Philharmonic, Oulu Symphony Orchestra and Jyväskylä Sinfonia. Kärkkäinen is a board member of the Mirkka Rekola Association for poets and served as the Artistic Director in 2018. Her second collection of poetry will be released in the Spring of 2020.

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