Rehearsal Spaces in Helsinki

The members of the Finnish Musicians’ Union can book rehearsal spaces of Central Helsinki Music Institute (KHMO music school) and Eiran Musiikkiopisto (Eira Institute of Music) for practi. Below you can see prices and more information about the spaces.

Booking

For booking credentials, please contact the Union’s office: sml@muusikkojenliitto.fi.

Note! Add your phone number to your contact information in the booking system for possible inquiries related to admission.

Cancellation is possible up to 24 hours before the start of the reservation. After this time, the reservation cannot be canceled, and the applicable fee will be charged.

Central Helsinki Music Institute (KHMO music school)

Members of the Finnish Musicians’ Union can book rehearsal spaces at the Central Helsinki Music Institute (KHMO) on weekdays from 9 am to 1 pm on KHMO’s opening hours. Users can reserve one room per day. Bookings shorter or longer than this are not possible.

The facilities are suitable for individual practice with acoustic instruments as well as for use by vocal ensembles, brass sections, or other ensembles. There are three available rooms to book – classrooms 3 and 9 feature a piano, grand piano, and two music stands, while classroom 6 has a Yamaha U3 piano and two music stands.

Opening hours and contact information

Opening hours for the spring semester 2024 practice facilities:

  • January 8th to June 7th, 2024, Monday to Friday from 9 am to 1 pm.

Exceptions to opening hours:

  • Closed during Easter from March 29th to April 1st.
  • Closed on May 1st, May Day.

Address: Helsinginkatu 3–5 (Ebeneser House, approximately 100 meters from Sörnäinen metro station).

  • Single session EUR 20
  • 10 sessions EUR 130

One session refers to one booking on one day. Billing occurs retrospectively for the autumn and spring seasons; users are billed according to the number of bookings made during the previous season. The package price for 10 sessions is billed for every full set of ten bookings. For each session beyond the set of ten, the price is EUR 20 per session.

There are three rentable rooms available: rooms 3 and 9 are equipped with a piano, a grand piano, and two music stands. Room 6 features a Yamaha U3 piano and two music stands.

The practice rooms are primarily intended for personal practice on acoustic instruments, except for very loud instruments such as drum kits. Reasonable small group practice sessions with acoustic instruments that do not produce excessive noise are also permitted.

After practice sessions, the rooms must be left in the same condition as they were found. Instruments, equipment, and any other belongings must be removed from the premises at the end of each practice day. Eating, smoking, and substance use are prohibited in the premises. The person who booked the space is responsible for their practicing group while using the facility.

After booking the practice room, you will receive a message in your email from the booking system. The message will contain instructions on how to access the premises of the Central Helsinki Music Institute. The person who made the room reservation is personally responsible for the key.


Eira Institute of Music (Eiran Musiikkiopisto)

Members of the Finnish Musicians’ Union can book rehearsal facilities at the Eira Music Institute. The Eira Music Institute is located in the same building as the Finnish Musicians’ Union office, at Pieni Roobertinkatu 16, 2nd floor, Helsinki.

The facilities are suitable for individual practice with acoustic instruments as well as for the use of vocal ensembles, wind sections, or other ensembles. The equipment of the rooms is described in connection with the presentations of the practice facilities.

The rehearsal facilities are available for booking as follows:

Campanula:

  • Monday and Wednesday from 9am to 2pm
  • Tuesday and Thursday from 9am to 1pm
  • Friday from 9am to 3pm

Neilikka:

  • Monday, Thursday and Friday from 9am to 1pm
  • Tuesday and Friday from 9am to 12pm

Pihlaja:

  • Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 9am to 2pm
  • Thursday from 9am to 1pm
  • Friday from 9am to 3pm

Honka:

  • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 9am to 2pm
  • Friday from 9am to 1pm

Koivu:

  • Monday and Friday from 9am to 12pm
  • Wednesday from 9am to 2pm

Bellis:

  • Monday and Wednesday from 9am to 2pm
  • Tuesday and Thursday from 9am to 3pm
  • Friday from 9am to 1pm

Akileija:

  • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 9am to 2pm
  • Friday from 9am to 12pm

Booking Eiran Music School’s facilities on weekends and the weekend rental rates can be inquired from the principal, Kristiina Jääskeläinen, at kanslia@eiranmusiikkiopisto.fi

Address: Pieni Roobertinkatu 16, 2nd floor, Helsinki.

Access: Keys are collected from the Musicians’ Union office (Pieni Roobertinkatu 16, 5th floor). Keys must be returned to the union office after the practice session by 4:00 PM.

Prices:

The rent for the rehearsal rooms at the Eira Music Schools is EUR 15/hour.

Billing:

The rehearsal spaces are invoiced after the spring and autumn semesters.


Eira Institute of Music offers a total of seven rehearsal spaces for various needs, available for booking by members of the Finnish Musicians’ Union.

Akileija

Akileija is equipped with a grand piano and a digital piano.

Akileija is available for bookings as follows:

  • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 9am to 2pm
  • Friday from 9am to 12pm
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Bellis

Bellis is equipped with a grand piano and a piano.

Bellis is available for bookings as follows:

  • Monday and Wednesday from 9am to 2pm
  • Tuesday and Thursday from 9am to 3pm
  • Friday from 9am to 1pm
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Koivu

Koivu is the biggest room available in the institute. The room is suitable for instance a choir practice. Koivu is equipped with a digital piano.

Koivu is available for bookings as follows:

  • Monday and Friday from 9am to 12pm
  • Wednesday from 9am to 2pm
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Honka

Honka is equipped with a grand piano and a piano.

Honka is available for bookings as follows:

  • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 9am to 2pm
  • Friday from 9am to 1pm
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Pihlaja

Pihlaja is equipped with three digital pianos, an acoustic piano, and a mixer, allowing for practices with backing tracks – you can connect your phone to the room’s sound system.

Pihlaja is available for bookings as follows:

  • Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 9am to 2pm
  • Thursday from 9am to 1pm
  • Friday from 9am to 3pm
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Neilikka

Neilikka is equipped with a Yamaha U3 -piano and a digital piano.

Neilikka is available for bookings as follows:

  • Monday, Thursday and Friday from 9am to 1pm
  • Tuesday and Friday from 9am to 12pm
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Campanula

Campanula is equipped with a Yamaha AvantGrande N1 -digital grand piano and Roland electronic drumkit.

Campanula is available for bookings as follows:

  • Monday and Wednesday from 9am to 2pm
  • Tuesday and Thursday from 9am to 1pm
  • Friday from 9am to 3pm
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