SCO performs Symphony No 5 by Sibelius @ Shorewood Performing Arts Center
Mar 12 @ 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Seattle Collaborative Orchestra will perform the program listed below on Tuesday March 12. For more information and to purchase tickets see the Orchestra’s website.


Joe Jaxson – Through the Bay (Jaxson Consortium World Premiere Project)

Jocelyn Morlock – Ornithomancy featuring Evan Pengra Sult, flute

Sibelius – Symphony No. 5

Grants and Scholarships application deadline
Apr 1 @ 11:59 PM – 11:59 PM

Finlandia Foundation Seattle Chapter Scholarships & Grants

The Seattle Chapter of the Finlandia Foundation announces the availability of up to $1,000 in scholarships or grants for projects related to Finland.

Deadline for applications is April 1, 2024. Winners will be notified by April 15, 2024.

Application requirements

The successful applicant must have a clear plan for using the award money to support a project related to Finland. College undergraduates are especially encouraged to apply. Submit the following to apply for a grant or scholarship:

  • A letter that includes a description of the project for which the application is submitted, start, and expected project completion dates and a budget.
  • Evidence of the project’s Finnish or Finnish American cultural, educational, or scientific merit.
  • College students should submit an official transcript of all college-level studies.
  • Letter of recommendation written by someone able to evaluate the applicant’s Finland-related project.
  • Applicant’s contact information: name, mailing address, email address and phone number.

Funds will not be available for projects with a start date earlier than April 30, 2024. Acceptable use of funds includes, but is not limited to, language class or workshop fees, travel, materials or equipment necessary for the project.

Special consideration is given to applicants who reside or study in the State of Washington.

Submitting the application

Applications should be submitted in electronic form by email to:

Applications may also be sent by regular mail to:

Finlandia Foundation Seattle Chapter
P.O. Box 5024
Bellevue, WA 98009-5024

Applicants are advised to use registered mail or some other form of mailing that provides a receipt with the date of mailing when sending applications through regular mail.

Applications sent by email must be received no later than April 1, 2024. Applications sent by regular mail must be postmarked no later than April 1, 2024.

Winners are encouraged, but not required, to attend the Finlandia Foundation Seattle Chapter annual meeting at the Finnish Lutheran Church (8504 13th Avenue NW Seattle) on Wednesday April 24, 2024, at 6:30 PM.

For more information see or email

FFSC Annual Meeting @ Finnish Lutheran Church
Apr 24 @ 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM

Finlandia Foundation Seattle Chapter annual meeting will be held on Wednesday April 24th at 6:30 PM at the Finnish Lutheran Church in Seattle.

Tuomo & Markus Concert @ National Nordic Museum
Jun 21 @ 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Doors open at 5:00 pm. Set 1: 6-7pm; Intermission: 7-8 pm; Set 2: 8-9 pm.

Tickets and more info on the Museum’s website:

Join us in the Museum’s Osberg Great Hall for a concert with Helsinki, Finland-based indie folk band Tuomo & Markus.

Founded by acclaimed Finnish soul/jazz artist Tuomo Prättälä and singer/songwriter Markus Nordenstreng of The Latebirds, Tuomo & Markus’ harmonious music has been described as Nordic Americana and folk rock with jazz, soul and psychedelic influences.