Workshop Choir and Electronics

Following the success of Tenso’s workshops for young composers, in 2016 Tenso, together with the Centre for Music & Technology of the Sibelius Academy of the University of the Arts Helsinki will organize a workshop for composing for choir and electronics. Four young composers will have the opportunity to work in detail on creating a new composition with coaches Marco Stroppa and Paola Livorsi, conductor James Wood, the Helsingin kamarikuoro and staff and students of Sibelius Academy.

Meet the four selected composers here.


Sessions took place at the Musiikkitalo (Helsinki Music Centre) in Helsinki (FI)

  • Friday 15 – Sunday 17 April 2016
  • Monday 22 – Friday 26 August 2016

resulting in a presentation during Tenso Days Helsinki.

  • Friday 26 August, 15:30
  • (entrance for registered guests only, send an email to choir&

Read more about the content of the workshop sessions.

Coaches and staff

Sibelius Academy

Sibelius Academy of the University of the Arts Helsinki is the highest-level music educator in Finland. The academy trains artists skilled in independent artistic work, teachers, and other music professionals.

Tenso Network Europe

Tenso is the European Network for Professional Chamber Choirs. The development of new choral repertoire is one of Tenso’s primary missions. Since 2010, the network has organized a series of workshops to stimulate young composers to write for chamber choir.