Soiva Music Camp
June 22 - 30, 2013 camp session Registration Form
Soiva Music Camp is held at Concordia College, Moorhead, Minnesota. Soiva is an international music adventure in partnership between Concordia College and Finlandia Foundation National with additional support from the Minnesota Finnish American Historical Society. This year Soiva Camp will be a week later - June 22 - 30, 2013 and campers will have the opportunity to perform at the Norwegian Stave Church during the Hjemkomst Festival.
Soiva Music Camp provides a perfect opportunity to experience world-class music instruction on a whole new level. Private lessons are given on piano, ﬂute, clarinet, violin, and composition/improvisation. At Soiva, students interact with ﬁrst-rate faculty and other students from both the U.S. and Finland. In addition to receiving individual lessons, students also discover the joy of playing in small chamber music ensembles. Their daily musical experiences culminate in a final public concert.
June 17 - 24, 2012
Ready, Set, Play!
What do students think of Soiva Camp?
"The camp was great, the teachers were the BEST and thank you for this opportunity to experience something so wonderful!"
- Aino Pöntinen, student
“Thank you very much for wonderful arrangements. It is working very well with music camp at Concordia College.”
- Marja Pohjola, Finnish teacher
“This has been another excellent experience with the Soiva Camp. The students who come to the camp walk away with an invaluable experience that they will always remember.”
- Steve Carlson, American teacher
“This camp has been so amazing! The faculty of both Finland and America have been so helpful. Their teaching methods are wonderful!”
- Morganne McIntyre, student
Experience at Soiva Camp
"I play the flute and at this camp I learned music by Finnish composers for the first time. There was also composition and improvisation which was fun, and I performed the piece I composed at the final concert. Along with the instructors from Finland were other kids, and it was interesting to talk about our similarities and differences and how our countries view each other. I hope to be able to return to Soiva again sometime."
By Elena Olshin