Kone Foundation Grantee 2021

Kone Foundation Grantee 2021

I am happy to announce that after being awarded by the Sibelius Academy foundation, with a “Research expenses” grant, and by the Sibelius Academy with a research position for the next 3 years,  I have now been selected as one of the 2021 Kone foundation...
SibA Researcher Days 2020 – Gonçalo Cruz

SibA Researcher Days 2020 – Gonçalo Cruz

As previously announced, I presented my doctoral research “Forgotten Bagpipes – The Re-design of the Säkkipilli in Finland” at the Musiikkitalo (Helsinki Music Center) on Tuesday 10th March. Here is the video of my presentation, shared and promoted by the University...
SibA Research Days 2020

SibA Research Days 2020

I’m very glad to announce that I’ll be presenting my doctoral research “Forgotten Bagpipes – The Re-design of the Säkkipilli in Finland” tomorrow Tuesday 10th Mar, at the Sibelius Academy. It is a larger two day event called SibA Research...
A Finnish Piper living at the National Theater

A Finnish Piper living at the National Theater

  Patrik Weckman, a recent member of our growing Finnish piper’s network, has brought to our attention an interesting artwork by the painter Juho Rissanen (1873-1950). In picture 1 – “Kolme soittajaa” (Three players) – the 1928 sketch intended as a study for the...