Mastering Finland
Mastering Finland
Jan 31, 2022
#72 Playing Flute in a Finnish Orchestra: Lucia Hellerhoff
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In this episode, Matt welcomes Lucia Hellerhoff, a German flautist living in Finland, Pori, and a member of the Pori Sinfonietta. 

Lucia has been already working 5 years for Pori Sinfonietta and shares with Matt that she really likes her job. According to her, the program is rich and varied, for example, the songs they practice and the conductors change every week, something that doesn’t make her feel bored. Although the orchestra’s repertoire consists mainly of classical songs, they do play also jazz and pop pieces. During these 5 years, Lucia has also noticed differences between the work culture in Finland and Germany and points out that the way feedback is given among colleagues in Finland is very different from the one in Germany.

Come and join our chat with Lucia about how and why she moved to Finland and landed this job, and the difference between living in Munich/Paris and Finland.

Pori Sinfonietta concerts

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