Imatra Big Band Camp will be held next summer 24th June - 29th June 2019
Information about next summer's Imatra Big Band Camp will be published shortly.
Imatra Big Band Camp 25th June - 30th June 2018
The 43rd Imatra big band summer camp will take place in Imatra from 25th June - 30th June.
The camp consists of big band course and concerts at the open air stage at Koskenparras.
The big band summer camp will be held at the Cultural Centre Virta daily from 10 am to 5 pm.
The course includes sectional rehearsals, improvisation/theory master classes and big band rehearsals.
Teaching will be made partly in English and partly in Finnish.
App.rox. 80-90 participants is expected to participate this coming summer. This will make four big bands. Students will be devided in big bands of A, B, C and D through auditions during the first day.
Trombonist, conductor, arranger-composer John Fedchock from New York will be the main guest this summer.
The rest of the Faculty consists of first call Finnish big band musicians. The faculty will be:
John Fedhock, A big band
Tero Lindberg, B big band
Petri Juutilainen, C big band
Rasmus Soini, D big band
Antti Rissanen, JAS big band
Tero Saari, trumpets
Juha Kortehisto, trombones
Petri Puolitaival, saxophones
Markus Ketola, drums
Mikael Jakobsson, piano
Check the daily schedule at Aikataulu from this site.
Instroduction of the faculty can be found through these links:
JUHA "JAY" KORTEHISTO:
The concerts at Koskenparras Open Air Stage are scheduled from Wednesday to Saturday.
Please have a look at the Aikataulu on this site for the concerts.