Helsinki Strings

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Helsinki Strings
String youth orchestra
Native name Helsingin juniorijouset
Former name Helsinki Junior Strings
Founded 1972 (1972)
Principal conductor Jukka Rantamäki

The Helsinki Strings (Finnish: Helsingin juniorijouset) is a string youth orchestra in Helsinki, Finland.[1]

The orchestra was founded in 1972 by Géza and Csaba Szilvay, who conducted it until their retirement in 2010.[2] The present[when?] conductor is Jukka Rantamäki.[3]


  1. ^ "The Helsinki Strings". Retrieved 1 August 2014. 
  2. ^ "The Helsinki Strings". Ensembles 2013. Austria: Suuma Cum Laude: International Youth Festival Viennal. 2013. Retrieved 1 August 2014.  External link in |publisher= (help)
  3. ^ The Orchestra. Helsingin Juniorijouset: the Helsinki Strings. Accessed October 2013.

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