ISM Finland is an English speaking music school offering private and group music lessons to students of all ages and abilities. Established in 2015, ISM Finland currently teaches almost 300 students at many different schools across Helsinki as well as at our private studio in Hietalahdenkatu. ISM does not have entrance examinations as we are an inclusive music school that holds the belief that music is for everyone.   

In addition to private and group instrumental tuition, ISM Finland also has an extensive Early Childhood Music Education (ECME) program, and offers a variety of music groups tailored for children under 8 years old. 

If you are interested in having lessons at ISM Finland, you can fill in our online application form over here.


International Music Playschool SMILE  is starting English and Spanish Music playschool groups in the heart of Helsinki.

Lessons will take place in Annantalo on Mondays in English and on Fridays in Spanish. 

In order to sign up please fill out our Application form here and state clearly which group you would like to join. 

If you have any questions please feel free to contact the teachers Emilie for English ( and Silvia for Spanish ( directly.

We wish you warmly welcome!



Guitars of the World Workshop: Charango (Thursday  5/4/17 - Saturday 5/6/17)
ISM Finland is proud to present the second Guitars of the World Workshop with Silvo Vatanen. The aim of this workshop is to introduce charango as an instrument..

ISM Spring Concert (Saturday  5/20/17)
The ISM Spring Concert will be held at the International School of Helsinki on Saturday May 20. Times to be confirmed.