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Mika Väyrynen has recorded on more than 20 CD's featuring over 120 compositions.

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News Update:
Zurich University of the Arts (ZHdK) welcomes Mika Väyrynen
 
The Zurich University of the Arts (ZHdK) welcomes Mika Väyrynen as new accordion lecturer starting in the academic year 2018/19. Students are invited to apply now for studies at ZHdK for the upcoming academic year of studies.  Potential students may see the state of the art facilities at https://www.zhdk.ch/en/dmu.
  
As one of the worlds best known and most highly-acclaimed accordionists, Väyrynen has performed hundreds of concerts in Finland and throughout Europe, the United States and Asia.
 
A highly-respected pedagogue, Mika Väyrynen teaches at the Zürcher Hochschule der Künste as docent of accordion (Zürich, Switzerland), at the Sibelius Academy (Helsinki, Finland) and at the Tampere University of Applied Sciences (Tampere, Finland).
 
He has served as guest lecturer at many of the world's leading accordion institutions such as the Paris Conservatory, London Royal Academy of Music, Esmuc Barcelona, Beijing Cetral Conservatory of Music, Musikhochschule Freiburg, Estonian Academy of Music and Dance, Lithuanian Music Academy, Royal Conservatory of Copenhagen, Conservatory Superior in Zaragoza (Spain), Music Academy of Pula (Croatia), Conservatory Santa Cecilia in Rome, Conservatory of Oviedo (Spain), Conservatory of Frosinone (Italy) and The Krakow Music Academy.
  
Graduates from his classes are working as soloists and teachers all over the world and many have won prizes at International accordion, chamber music and multi-instrumental competitions.
 
The Department of Music offers programs in the creation, teaching, and interpretation of classical music, jazz, pop, and church music. Two BA and four MA degree courses provide professional training for future orchestra and school musicians, orchestra and choir conductors, soloists and chamber musicians.
  
The application deadline is 31st of May 2018 with the examination date set for the 4th of June 2018 with additional information being found at : https://www.zhdk.ch/en/accordion-6494. For more information, questions and application details, please contact: barbara.portmann@zhdk.ch.  

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