The Loviisa Sibelius Festival


The children’s music orchestra Ammuu!’s musicians are professional music pedagogues and experienced arrangers and performers of music for children. The ensemble is a combination of skilled musicians and brilliant music pedagogues. The children’s music orchestra Ammuu! entertains children and adults alike, respecting the folk music tradition. Ammuu! performs other styles of music as well, mastering everything from kalevala song to salsa and schottische, from jazz to reggae. Fresh, inventive arrangements as well as skilful playing and polyphonic song characterise Ammuu!’s music.


Hanna-Maija Aarnio – the cow, violin, song, percussion

Esko Grundström – Old MacDonald, contrabass, kantele

Riikka Helske – the mouse, kantele, song

Essi Putkonen – the cat, violin, song, percussion

Tero Pajunen – the horse, guitar, song, violin

Heidi Tamper – the pig, wind instruments , song


More info about the orchestra: (in Finnish)