Global club nights

February 7, 2024
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season 2, episode 1 | The International School of Music Finland

‘’Global club nights’’ is a networking and informative club series in collaboration with Caisa Cultural centre, Helsinki Open waves web radio and the Global music Department of Sibelius Academy, that aims to bring together all parties involved with music. With live music, seminars and workshops the events attempt to create bridges between musicians, event producers, agents, venues, and music lovers, bringing down barriers and creating a safe and creative environment of free expression. In a celebration of diversity, using the tools of intercultural collaboration and specialized knowledge, we provide the possibility of a neutral and safe space for sharing and exchange of knowledge, information, wishes and insights on the music industry in Finland, both on the part of the musician and from the business side while most importantly, sharing it with the community.

In this episode we discuss the role of the education and the educator in the Finnish music scene along with the possibilities of musicians following the educator’s path. We will focus on the musicians with foreign background and their chance of sharing their own heritage, creating diversity, and adding to the richness of the local traditions. Also discussing the school’s vision to create an international and diverse musical community for expat families and others who are interested in experiencing a multicultural environment through high-quality music education.

Producers and hosts: Chico Matada and Vasileios Katopodis
Guests: Giedre Tabocchini (ISM Finland )
Sound recording, editing & live streaming: Bailey Polkinghorne

*The audio piece was recorded and edited at the Helsinki Open Waves performance & recording room located at Caisa.

**The views expressed in this audio piece and texts are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the view of Helsinki Open Waves.  

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