Welcome to the 2018 Music in Schools and Teacher Education Commision (MISTEC) Seminar at NYU Prague - July 8-12, 2018.
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Vilma Timonen

Sibelius Academy
Senior Lecturer
Vilma Timonen is a Lecturer in Folk Music at Sibelius Academy, University of the Arts. Her extensive career as a pedagogue and musician comprehends working in various fields of teacher education as well as being one of the pioneers bringing traditional Finnish folk instrument Kantele into new musical environments. As a researcher, her work focuses on intercultural collaborations. Her interests are in collaborative practices and educational development in the individual, institutional and inter-institutional level. Timonen aims to contribute to more globally aware music teacher education, where diversity is embraced through fostering and elevating local musical traditions.