In addition to private lessons, Ebeli provides courses in group classes.
POP AND JAZZ THEORY GROUPS
Ebeli provides a theory curriculum in popular music and jazz theory. Students are placed according to their level of skill and knowledge. Theory groups meet weekly for a 60-90-minute class throughout the semester.
See the whole description of the theory classes here in Finnish
BANDS AND VOCAL GROUPS
Bands and vocal ensembles meet 12 times per semester for a 90-minute lesson. In addition to regular band classes, Ebeli organizes band periods that meet 4-5 times per semester. Bands are available for all Ebeli students based on their previous playing experience and level of skill.
Ebeli choir is open for all Ebeli students. The choir rehearses weekly and gives regular performances.
Ebeli Big Band is a student big band consisting of players from both EMO and Ebeli. The big band rehearses weekly during the semesters. It has its own concert every spring at Louhisali in addition to other concerts in various places.
Ebeli offers several ways to study music technology. There are courses for recording and mixing as well as private instruction lessons in music production. Also, at the Ebeli studio it’s possible to record band demos under guidance and learn about playing in a recording studio setting.
See a complete description of the music technology courses here in Finnish.
Based on the audition results we may also suggest preparatory teaching at Ebeli for some of the younger students. Preparatory teaching in their chosen instrument will be given in small groups where the students can experience studying music and learn instrument basics.