7 The Conscript Band of the Finnish Defence Forces

The Conscript Band of the Finnish Defence Forces

The Conscript Band of the Finnish Defence Forces is a vibrant and edged team, including nearly hundred young and talented men and women completing their military service. The Conscript Band is based in Hattula, Parola. They operate between March and September.

The Conscript Band’s concerts include heartfelt moments, classical masterpieces, figure marching, grooving shows and jazz: versatile music suiting the occasion.

Senior Conductor

Captain (Mus.) Ville Paakkunainen

Conductor

First Lieutenant (Mus.) Juhani Valtasalmi

Concerts

Candlelit Concerts

Free of Charge, Program 10 €
  • Mon 25.03.2019
    6 pm
    Hämeenlinna church
  • Tue 26.03.2019
    6 pm
    Sovitus Church, Hollola
  • Wed 27.03.2019
    6 pm
    Heinola church
  • Thu 28.03.2019
    6 pm
    Somero church

Tommi Suutarinen, conductor

Candle lit concerts are atmospheric experiences including traditional classical pieces and new arrangements for the string orchestra of the Conscript Band.

Finlandia Tour

Free of charge, program 15 €
  • Wed 27.03.2019
    7 pm
    Pitäjä church, Mikkeli
  • Thu 28.03.2019
    7 pm
    Hyvinkää church, Hyvinkää
  • Fri 29.03.2019
    7 pm
    Mikaeli church, Turku
  • Sat 30.03.2019
    at 5 pm
    Risti church, Lahti
  • Sun 31.03.2019
    5 pm
    Aleksanteri church, Tampere

Virva Puumala, soprano
Ville Paakkunainen & Juhani Valtasalmi, conductors

Symphonic Wind Band is performing music Finnish music during the popular Finlandia Tour.

The concert include "Lyrical Overture" from a composer Armas Järnefelt.

Soprano Virva Puumala, the winner of Lappeenranta national singing contest, is performing as a soloist.

Good And Beautiful Tour

  • Tue 23.04.2019
    7 pm
    Kangasala culture house, Kangasala
    Tickets 17,50/11,50 €
  • Thu 25.04.2019
    7 pm
    Culture house Grand, Porvoo
    Tickets 17,50/11,50 €
  • Fri 26.04.2019
    7 pm
    Culture House Virta, Imatra
    Tickets 12,50 - 17,50
  • Sat 27.04.2019
    7 pm
    Kitee hall, Kitee
    Tickets 15/10 €
  • Sun 28.04.2019
    5 pm
    Kuusankoski house, Kouvola
    Tickets 17,50/11,50 €

Good And Beautiful Tour offers musical time journey through Finnish pop and rock music.

The concert of the Concscript Band Entertainment Orchestra offers well-known hits from 1966 up to this day.

Candlelit Concerts

Free of Charge, program 10 €
  • Tue 14.05.2019
    at 7 pm
    Järvenpää church
  • Wed 15.05.2019
    at 6 pm
    Tampere old church
  • Thu 16.05.2019
    at 6 pm
    Porvoo church
  • Fri 17.05.2019
    at 6 pm
    Central church, Riihimäki

Tommi Suutarinen, conductor

Candle lit concerts are atmospheric experiences including traditional classical pieces and new arrangements for the string orchestra of the Conscript Band.

Joy of Spring Tour

  • Wed 15.05.2019
    7 pm
    Hyvinkää Hall, Hyvinkää
  • Thu 16.05.2019
    7 pm
    Concert House Mikaeli, Mikkeli
  • Sat 18.05.2019
    7 pm
    Rauma Hall, Rauma
  • Sun 19.05.2019
    5 pm
    Felix Krohn Hall, Lahti
  • Mon 20.05.2019
    7 pm
    Verka Factory, Hämeenlinna

Kyösti Mäkimattila, vocals
Ville Paakkunainen & Juhani Valtasalmi, conductors

The carismatic singer Kyösti Mäkimattila is lighting up the joys of spring with us.

The Conscript Band Symphonic Wind Orchestra and Entertainment orchestra are performing in this entertaining concert.

JUKEBOX Tour

Tickets 20/15 €
  • Mon 19.08.2019
    at 7 pm
    Verkatehdas concert hall, Hämeenlinna
  • Tue 20.08.2019
    at 7 pm
    Verkatehdas Concert Hall, Hämeenlinna
  • Wed 21.08.2019
    at 7 pm
    Tampere Hall, Tampere
  • Mon 26.08.2019
    at 7 pm
    Paviljonki, Jyväskylä
  • Tue 27.08.2019
    at 7 pm
    Sibelius Hall, Lahti
  • Wed 28.08.2019
    at 7 pm
    Logomo, Turku
  • Sat 31.08.2019
    at 7 pm
    Finlandiatalo, Helsinki
  • Sun 01.09.2019
    at 7 pm
    Kuopio Music Centre, Kuopio

Juhani Valtasalmi & Tommi Suutarinen, conductors

The mega ensemble of the Conscript Band is turning into a JUKEBOX!

The JUKEBOX Tour includes all the best elements of The Consript Band of the Defence Forces:

Symphonic Wind Band, the strings and the rock band with the sound and lightning systems offer a massive show!