Euga Male Voice Choir

The Euga Male Voice Choir was founded in July 2011 by a group of young and enthusiastic musicians. The choir consists of 25 experienced choral singers, many of whom also study music. Most of the singers live in Helsinki, Turku and Tampere, hence the choir works in three cities, giving concerts several times a year. Euga performs a wide range of music, both maintaining old traditions and creating a new culture of male voice singing: the group’s repertoire includes pieces from Gregorian chants and Romantic male choir classics to commissions of contemporary music, and also pieces combining classical male choir sound with electronic music. As a young male choir, Euga is a rare instrument and aims to exploit its uniqueness by fostering a bright and well-balanced sound.

In May 2013, the Euga Male Voice Choir attended the Sixth Cornwall International Male Voice Choral Festival and was awarded first prize in the 40 Voices and Under category in the international singing competition. A year later, Euga was honored to represent Finland in Vienna by performing in the ‘Europe Sings!’ concert organized by the European Broadcasting Union and the Austrian National Broadcasting Company. In April 2015, Euga won the VI International Leevi Madetoja Male Choir Competition in Tampere, Finland, and in January 2016, Euga gave a concert with the German-Nordic Youth Philharmonic at the Berliner Philharmonie. Euga’s first CD, Ex Hibernis, contains Christmas music and was released in the year 2015.

 

The Euga Male Voice Choir is conducted by Visa Yrjölä (b. 1992). Yrjölä studies in the Master’s programme of choral conducting at the Sibelius Academy in Helsinki and has also done exchange studies at the University of Music and Performing Arts, Vienna. Besides the artistic leadership of the Euga Male Voice Choir, he conducts two award-winning groups, the Kaamos Chamber Choir and the Helsinki Academic Male Choir KYL. Yrjölä has attended several masterclasses organized by Tenso, The European Network for Professional Chamber Choirs, working with Cappella Amsterdam, the Helsinki Chamber Choir, the Netherlands Chamber Choir, the Slovenian Philharmonic Choir and the Croatian Radiotelevision Choir. In 2013, the Tampere Vocal Music Festival awarded Visa Yrjölä a special prize for a young and promising conductor.

 

Events

Upcoming

Game Music Collective On Tour -pelimusiikkikonsertti

26.5.2018 Klo 19.00 , Tampere-talo, Tampere

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Game Music Collective On Tour -pelimusiikkikonsertti

29.5.2018 Klo 19.00 , Logomo-sali, Turku

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Bratislava Choir Festival

14.6.2018 – 17.6.2018 , Bratislava, Slovakia

Past

Ouvrons les portes de l’amour – Visa Yrjölän kuoronjohdon A-tutkintokonsertti

12.5.2018 Klo 18.00 , Paavalinkirkko, Helsinki

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Game Music Collective On Tour -pelimusiikkikonsertti

5.5.2018 Klo 20.15 , Kulttuuritalo, Helsinki

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Miekuoro Euga & Sabrina ja Saarten tyttäret – “Voisi jo lempiä”

29.4.2018 Klo 13.00 , Balderin sali, Helsinki

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Mieskuoro Euga & Somnium Ensemble: “Daavidin Lauluja”

28.4.2018 Klo 19.00 , Paavalinkirkko, Helsinki

Hankien kätkemää -joulukonsertti

15.12.2017 Klo 19.00 , Olaus Petrin kirkko, Helsinki

LIPUT

Hankien kätkemää -joulukonsertti

9.12.2017 Klo 20.00 , Martinkirkko, Turku

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Hankien kätkemää -joulukonsertti

8.12.2017 Klo 19.00 , Aleksanterin kirkko, Tampere

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Hankien kätkemää -joulukonsertti

7.12.2017 Klo 19.00 , Someron kirkko

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Suomen tähti -konsertti

29.10.2017 Klo 19.00 , Kåren-sali, Turku

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Suomen tähti -konsertti

22.10.2017 Klo 19.00 , Olympia-sali, Tampere

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Messuavustus

22.10.2017 Klo 10.00 , Aleksanterin kirkko, Tampere

GAME MUSIC COLLECTIVE IN CONCERT – Musiikkia rakastetuimmista peleistä

20.9.2017 Klo 19.00 , Finlandia-talo, Helsinki

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Yksityistilaisuus

8.9.2017 , Tampere, Scandic Hotelli Rosendahl

Hankien kätkemää -joulukonsertti, Somero

16.12.2016 Klo 19 , Someron kirkko

Hankien kätkemää -joulukonsertti, Helsinki

15.12.2016 Klo 19 , Olaus Petrin kirkko, Helsinki

Hankien kätkemää -joulukonsertti, Jyväskylä

10.12.2016 Klo 19 , Taulumäen kirkko, Jyväskylä

Hankien kätkemää -joulukonsertti, Tampere

9.12.2016 Klo 19 , Aleksanterin kirkko, Tampere

Elämän kirja -5-vuotisjuhlakonsertti

6.11.2016 Klo 18 , Tampere-talo, Pieni sali

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