EMO Introduction

Espoo Music Institute, EMO

  • Espoo’s largest and oldest institute of arts that opened its doors in 1963.
  • EMO and Ebeli, the institute’s pop/jazz department, offer musical education in accordance with an advanced syllabus

Private institute of arts maintained by a support association. The institute receives by-the-hour central government transfers from the Ministry of Education and Culture, and operating grants from the City of Espoo.

Concept of EMO

  • The fundamental purpose of EMO is to offer diverse and high-quality musical education that strengthens the personality of the student and increases their mental and social well-being.
  • EMO provides a solid foundation for a lifetime interest in music and qualifications for professional studies
  • Joy of Music – Student-based Approach – Sense of Community and Respect for Individuality
  • EMO gives Espoo a voice and contributes to well-being in the city of Espoo. With its musical competence, EMO is one of the flagships of the city

Espoo Music Institute Support Association

The purpose of the Espoo Music Institute Support Association is to promote the teaching of performing and creative arts, and to contribute to the development of musical life in Espoo. The membership fee is 20€ for one year of participation. As a member, you will be supporting the work of EMO, and you will have a right to vote during the regular meetings.

The membership fee must be transferred to EMO’s bank account FI38 5721 1510 002111, and the Message field should state your address and the text “Jäsenmaksu v. 2018-2019”.

Board of the Espoo Music Institute Support Association for 2018-2019
Anne Vaari, Chair
Petri Saavalainen, Vice-Chair
Paula Jordan, Secretary
Kaija Hietanen
Paula Jordan
Kari Kallonen
Ari Katajamäki
Markus Lehtinen
Seppo Pohjola
Ahti Rissanen
Toni Tuomanen
Markku Varhela
Ulla Vuolle
Junio Kimanen, teachers’ representative
Jesse Viinikangas, students’ representative