Ensembles in classical music

KMH's students work on temporary projects and constellations in these recurring permanent ensembles and orchestras.

KMH Symphony Orchestra

En symfoniorkester på en scen.

KMH Symphony Orchestra. Photo by Bo Söderström

KMH Symphony Orchestra consists of students studying bachelor’s and master’s levels at the Department of Classical Music. The orchestra has four or five projects per year and has worked with conductors such as Sixten Ehrling, Okko Kamu, Gennady Roshdestvensky, Leif Segerstam, Manfred Honeck, Paul Mägi and more. Each production ends with a concert.

KMH Symphony Orchestra has appeared at the Nobel Banquet and toured Vienna, Zurich and several cities in the Baltics.

KMH String Orchestra

En violinist i en orkester

KMH String Orchestra. Photo by Håkan Larsson

KMH String Orchestra consists mainly of students studying the bachelor's programme at the Department of Classical Music. The size of the orchestra varies depending on the number of admitted string students.

The purpose of the String Orchestra projects is to introduce the students to ensemble techniques and playing in a symphony orchestra. KMH String Orchestra regularly performs with soloists from the advanced studies courses.

The orchestra has 2-3 productions a year, and each project ends with a concert.

KMH Serenade Ensemble

KMH Serenade ensemble consists of woodwind- and french horn students from the Department of Classical Music. The ensemble has two projects each term and appear at events and concerts at KMH. Artistic Director of KMH Serenade ensemble is Professor Christer Johnson.

Edsberg Chamber Orchestra

Edsbergs kammarorkester. Foto: Mira Åkerman

Edsberg Chamber Orchestra. Photo by Mira Åkerman

Edsberg Chamber Orchestra consists of string students at Edsberg Manor. They regularly appear at concerts with ensembles and soloists. The Artistic Director of the Edsberg Chamber Orchestra is Professor Mats Zetterqvist.