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 42 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

Major (Mus.) Tomi Väisänen

Concerts

CANCELLED! Spring Concert

33,50 € / 17,50 €

THIS EVENT IS UNFORTUNATELY CANCELLED

In The Guards Band’s Spring Concert you get to join legendary Finnish songmakers Kalervo Halonen, Veikko Salmi och Kristian Jernström on a night full of stories from the old days and entertaining amongst touching tunes.

Johanna Försti ja Mikael Konttinen, vocals
Pasi-Heikki Mikkola ja Tomi Väisänen, conducting

CANCELLED! Töölö II

Free admission!
  • Wed 20.05.2020
    19:00
    Temppeliaukio Church, Helsinki

THIS EVENT IS UNFORTUNATELY CANCELLED

Anna-Maria Helsing, conducting
Miika Jämsä, tuba

Arvo Pärt: Fratres of Wind Octet and Percussions
Jukka Linkola: Tuba Concerto
Hilding Rosenberg: Symphony of Wind Instruments and Percussions