Misael Barraza playing Korelin Triticum spruce/arctic birch guitar

A year ago was held the 1st International Classical Guitar Competition of Finland in Tampere. It was won by Mexican guitarist Misael Barraza-Diaz. The 1st prize included cash, EuroString tour in Europe and a guitar built by me.The guitar was my Triticum double top model with spruce top and arctic birch back&sides. It was part [...]

By | June 14th, 2019|0 Comments

Tampere Guitar Competition 6-9 June 2018, Hommage a Leo Brouwer

I took part to Tampere Guitar Competition at June 2018, where my guitar was a first price. There were 20 competitors from 10 different countries. 4 competitors made their way to the final and I was very happy that 2 of the 4 finalists played my guitars on the final! Here is a recording from [...]

By | September 22nd, 2018|0 Comments

Guitar competition in Moscow

I will be taking part to guitar competition «Золотой век гитары», which will be in Moscow at 4-6.5.2018. My guitar will be the 1st price of the competition, the Grand-Pri like the Russians say it. I am very exited about this happening and I hope to meet some interesting people and hear great virtuosity on guitar. [...]

By | May 2nd, 2018|8 Comments

Korelin guitars arrived to Paris!

Guitar Salon Concert Classical Guitar (www.concert-classical-guitar.com) in Paris is a new representative of my guitars. Here is what they wrote about me and about the Triticum model I made for them: "Keijo Korelin is our latest discovery and is living in the deep Finland making wonderful double-top classical guitars. He has been trained with the [...]

By | August 8th, 2017|0 Comments

Finnish Cultural Foundation

I got a grant from Finnish Cultural Foundation to promote and develop Finish woods in guitar making. My goal is to get some of the most promising Finnish wood species to use in my classical guitar  making. One of the most promising wood is flamed birch (also called as Arctic birch), which is looking outstanding [...]

By | May 31st, 2017|1 Comment