Zembaloo is new joyful concert march, grade 3.5.

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Waltz is a wistful new work for concert band. It is suitable for both
professional concert bands and amateur groups.

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Ilari Hylkilä wrote the Waltz in 2014. It was commissioned
by Petri Junna, Minna Kajander and Ruskatrööttä wind music festival. Waltz was
premiered by Ruskatrööttä festival orchestra (dir. Tero Haikala) in a Finnish
city, Lieksa in 2014. In 2016 Ilari Hylkilä arranged Waltz for symphony
orchestra. In 2018 and 2019 he rewrote Waltz for concert band.

Special thanks: Audio recording by Helsinki Police Symphonic
Band, Chief Conductor Sami Ruusuvuori.

Taiga is music inspired by the nature and wildlife of boreal forest.

In 2016 Ilari Hylkilä wrote Taiga for Olari Gymnastics Association OVO to be used in their gala show. The original version was written for Tapiola Sinfonietta. In 2018 Ilari Hylkilä arranged Taiga completely for concert band. Concert band version was written for OVO's show in independence day concert (6.12.2018) that took place in Espoo Metro Areena in the city of Espoo. The concert band version was premiered by Helsinki Police Symphonic Band & Chief Conductor Sami Ruusuvuori.

Listen My Christmas Dream

My Christmas Dream is new christmas music for symphonic band /concert band.
The piece is commissioned by Helsinki Police Band & Sami Ruusuvuori.

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Helsinki Police Band (conducted by Sami Ruusuvuori) performed Ilari Hylkilä's My Christmas Dream in the Old Old Church in the City of Helsinki on 8th December 2016. My Christmas Dream was performed as celebrations of the Day of Finnish Music.

In the Zest the composer takes the listener on a journey across a vast, awe-inspiring landscape that is filled with adventure.
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In Wonderworld, the band enters into a mysterious and colorful world of circuses and fairgrounds. However, life is not just “bread and circuses;” in the middle of the piece there is time for the darker sides of life.
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From the beginning band to advanced ensembles, Ilari Hylkilä's band publications include 28 titles for wind band and marching band. Most of them you find here.

NEW - Metalfare - Grade 4.5

NEW - Old Jolly Roger - Grade 1

NEW - Tervetuloa Grade 0.5


The first prize winner in the Helsinki University Symphony Orchestra's Fanfare Competition to celebrate its 85th Anniversary.

Old Jolly Roger

Captain Hook´s legendary ship, Jolly Roger, goes for a trip one more time. The composition is made for young band (grade 1). There are also additional parts for very beginners (grade 0).


Tervetuloa is new composition for a beginning band. Everyone can play and sing.

Nimia - Grade 4

Heritage - Grade 3.5

Force - Grade 3.5

Nimia for Concert Band
New melodic music for concert band. The piece consist of two parts. Duration: 6 minutes. 

Heritage for Marching Band

For young taste - new piece for marching band.

Force for Concert Band

Katruskha - Grade 3.5

Tristesse - Grade 3.5

Dance of Giants - Grade 4

Tristesse for Concert Band
Dance of Giants for Concert Band

Sankar - Grade 3.5

Hero Tale - Grade 3.5

Honor March - Grade 3.5

Sankar for Marching Band
The opening piece for the Finnish figure marching performance at Basel Tattoo 2012 shows.
Hero Tale for Marching Band
Winner of Linnan Juhlat march composition contest.
Honor March for Marching Band
Winner of Sotapojan Taivas march composition contest.

Soloflute - Grade 4 / Band Grade 2.5

Sinia - Grade 3

The Zest - Grade 3

Cinclus Arctica for Solo Flute and Concert Band
Sinia for Concert Band & Solo Trumpet
The Zest for Concert Band
Publisher: C. Alan Publications
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Unknown Legend - Grade 3

Return to the Indian Valley - Grade 2.5

Reflection of Destiny - Grade 3.5

Unknown Legend for Concert Band
Publisher: SPOL Kustannus
Audience's favorite in Suut Messingillä composition contest.
Return to Indian Valley
Publisher: Blosari
Reflection of Destiny for Concert Band
Publisher: C. Alan Publications
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