How to apply?
The East Helsinki Music Institute uses the Eepos student administration system. Registration to music kindergarten groups, choir, student admissions, music perception groups and other courses will be done at Eepos.
The application time for the instrumental studies starts on the 25th of March 2023.
New pupils will apply in the address ihmo.eepos.fi by choosing ”Apply as new student” or ”Forms”, whereby the application forms that are open for all will appear. Follow the instructions in the forms.
Pupils already studying at the music institute have received the passwords in the beginning of their studies and they sign in for registration at Eepos by choosing ”I have login credentials”. The pupils of the East Helsinki Music Institute register in the springs and autumns using forms that are open for them (e.g. music perception subjects, continuation of the studies). If the passwords are lost, please, ask for returning them through the e-mail of the office ihmo(at)ihmo.fi.
Registration time for continuing the instrumental studies in the study year 2023-2024 is going on from the 13th to the 31st of March 2023.
The student admission
Please, acquaint yourself with different kinds of instruments – including others besides the most popular ones (piano, violin, guitar). We recommend the applicant to consider choosing a second instrument as an option.
Dates for the student admission of the East Helsinki Music Institute are Monday the 29th and Tuesday the 30th of May 2023, places the main building (address Untuvaisentie 10) and Iiris centre (address Marjaniementie 74, main entrance, 3rd floor).
In case of cancellation, we kindly ask you to inform the music institute’s office as early as possible:
Phone (09) 755 2580 (Mon-Thu, 9 am. to 3 pm.) or ihmo (at) ihmo.fi
All applicants will be informed about the result by Midsummer.
The musicality test will be carried out in a group. In the group situation, sense of pitch and rhythm will be tested with different tasks. In the group situation, also the instrumental aptitude and the motor skills and physical qualities of the child will be assessed in order to find the most suitable instrument for them.
No previous music studies are required. The ones with previous instrumental studies are kindly asked to bring along their instrument for a possible audition.
You can prepare the child for the test at home by singing favourite songs of the child and the following children’s songs:
Elefanttimarssi, Jänis istui maassa, Veturi, Hämähäkki, Tuiki tuiki tähtönen, Piiri pieni pyörii
The songs with the scores will be found in this link.