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!



ISM International Food Festival & Djembe Performance (Saturday  4/1/17)
Delicious food, fantastic raffle prizes (LOTS!), awesome afternoon fun for the kids and of course talent from all over the world! Please join us at ISH's biggest..

Guitars of the World Workshop: Sounds of Persia (Tuesday  4/18/17 - Wednesday 4/19/17)
This workshop will be held on two consecutive days: Tuesday 18.4.2017 10:00-13:00 Wednesday 19.4.2017 10:00-13:00 This workshop is meant for musicians/guitarists..

Djembe Drum Workshops (Thursday  4/20/17 - Thursday 4/27/17)
Welcome to an introduction in djembe drumming with Ossi Raippalinna at ISH! Workshops will run on two evenings according to the following age groups.   April..

Indian and Peruvian Folk Dances with Live Music (Sunday  4/23/17)
INDIA & PERU FOLK DANCES WITH LIVE MUSIC This event is designed for anyone interested in music or dancing. You can learn how to play traditional dance songs and..

Guitars of the World Workshop: Charango(Thursday  5/4/17 - Saturday 5/6/17)

ISM Spring Concert(Saturday  5/20/17)