This one school year long training program is run in the town of Kaustinen in an inspiring musical enviroment. Studies are practically-oriented, which in other words means: making music! Days are full of playing, singing, dancing, improvising, simply – full of doing. The studies include a number of public performances, thus you will get lots of gig experience. AKO has excellent learning facilities at Kaustinen Folk Arts Center. Your teachers are solid professionals, among them musicians from the Tallari Ensemble.