Mirjam Helin

Mirjam Helin, the founder of the Mirjam Helin International Singing Competition

The career of singer-professor Mirjam Helin career began at the Viipuri Conservatory of Music and, following her debut performance in 1938, went on to encompass countless international aria and oratorio concerts and a long tenure at the Sibelius Academy in Finland. Teaching was to be her chief artistic passion. Indeed, she counts as one of the foremost Finnish vocal pedagogues and made a significant contribution to the development of teaching methodology in her field.

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