Lappeenranta Music Institute 2012 - 2013

Applying to Lappeenranta Music Institute via phone (0400770228) from April 2nd to April 18th 2013 at 9-12 and 14-16 or bringing the application (application.pdf) to the office by April 18th.

Our entrance examination for the basic level takes place April 23th or May 7th, 2013.

The Lappeenranta Music Institute is situated in the center of the City Of Lappeenranta. We offer music studies in the following levels: elementary, basic and music institute.

Elementary level

includes music playgroups for preschoolers.

Basic level

is mainly from ages 7 to 16. (Vocal studies is an exception. The student must be over 16 to study voice.)

Music institute level

leads students to professional studies in music.

In addition to these, we offer opportunities for adult studies.

The Music Institute works in close co-operation with Lappenranta’s educational system featuring special music classes from Third to Ninth grades. Other local partners are Lappeenranta Dance School, Lappeenranta school of visual arts for young children, Lappeenranta city theater and Lappeenranta city orchestra.

The Music Institute’s faculty has in excess of 50 teachers. The student body is presently 800 students -- 300 of them attend preschool groups.  Our curriculum is based on national guidelines issued by the Finnish National Board of Education.

We offer instrumental studies in 24 instruments. In addition to instrumental studies, our curriculum includes music theory studies for all in the basic and music institute levels.

Chamber music groups, student orchestras, choirs, bands and other music projects are also an essential part of the studies. 



Hannele Piippo-Fair
tel. +358 40 178 4858
e-mail: hannele.piippo-fair(at)

Minna Tissari
tel. +358 400 770 228
e-mail: musiikkiopisto(at)

Lappeenranta Music Institute
Koulukatu 36
FI – 53100 Lappeenranta