A meeting point for early music lovers for over 20 years

Masterclass is a meeting point for early music students, professionals and enthusiasts from all over the world!
The course is taught by top professionals and it is led by lutenist Michael Fields, the Musical Director of our festival. Students from all over the world take part in the masterclass every year and lifelong friendships and early music ensembles have emerged from our masterclass! Throughout the years the course has invited as its teachers Evelyn Tubb, Anna-Maaria Oramo, Laila Cathleen Neuman, Hopkinson Smith, Roberto Balconi, Hanna Järveläinen, Corina Marti, Michal Gondko, Ansy Boothroyd and David Hatcher.

The course fee includes teaching and tutorship and admission to all Sastamala Gregoriana concerts.
At the end of the course, the masterclass students prepare a concert with their teachers, which is hold in the festival's main venue, the mediaeval St Mary´s Church in Sastamala.

The languages of instruction are English and Finnish.

The masterclass will be organized next time in July 2023.
Enrollment to the course will begin later this year in 2022.

Michael Fields | Musical Director & Masterclass Director
Tel. +44 132 373 3952