4 The Guards Band

The Guards Band

The oldest professional wind band in Finland, The Guards Band, was established in 1819. Nowadays the official representative band of the Finnish Defence Forces consists of 48 full-time musicians. One of the duties for the Helsinki-based band is performing at The Independence Day’s reception at the Presidential Palace. On top of the official performances, the Guards Band also gives concerts in Finland and abroad.

Senior Conductor

Major (Mus.) Pasi-Heikki Mikkola

Conductor

Captain Hannu Simoinen

Concerts

Pro Patria - the Defence Forces' Finland 100 Anniversary Concert

29,00 - 39,00 €
During the Pro Patria Concert, the Guards Band will perform traditional Finnish military music - in addition to which the audience will be captured by familiar works starring soprano Essi Luttinen and entertainer Jari Sillanpää. Thus the versatile know-how of the Guards Band in the field of popular music will also be brought forward. Military music straight to the heart!

Pro Patria - the Defence Forces' Finland 100 Anniversary Concert

29,00 - 39,00 €
  • Tue 21.11.2017
    19:00
    Helsinki Music Centre
    Ticket sale begins 1.5.2017
During the Pro Patria Concert, the Guards Band will perform traditional Finnish military music - in addition to which the audience will be captured by familiar works starring soprano Essi Luttinen and entertainer Jari Sillanpää. Thus the versatile know-how of the Guards Band in the field of popular music will also be brought forward. Military music straight to the heart!

Pro Patria - the Defence Forces' Finland 100 Anniversary Concert

29,00 - 39,00 €
During the Pro Patria Concert, the Guards Band will perform traditional Finnish military music - in addition to which the audience will be captured by familiar works starring soprano Essi Luttinen and entertainer Jari Sillanpää. Thus the versatile know-how of the Guards Band in the field of popular music will also be brought forward. Military music straight to the heart!