Performance – Classical Music, Edsberg

In an inspiring environment at Edsberg Manor nearby Stockholm, you are given ample space to develop your musicianship on violin, viola, cello and piano through individual training and ensemble playing. Our teachers are among the foremost musicians and pedagogues within their respective fields.

The Bachelor's Programme in Classical Music gives you a solid foundation for acting as a professional musician in the national and international music community. In classical music at KMH you can choose between studying the following:

  • Classical Music,
  • Early Music or
  • Classical Music at Edsberg.

If you choose to immerse yourself in solo play or orchestral play at Edsberg, you become part of KMH's long tradition of music education with emphasis on chamber music at Edsberg Castle.

Please note that a good knowledge of the Swedish language is a general entry requirement for first-cycle studies at KMH, but exemptions for this programme can be made.

Programme Content

The program is an education in classical music, where you through thematic studies gain an in-depth understanding of the cultural context from which the music has emerged.

Chamber Music

Chamber music is a major and equally important part of the program as the individual instrumental teaching. All students participate in joint chamber orchestra productions and the string students together form Edsberg's Chamber Orchestra.

In addition, courses in music history and music theory are included, as well as optional courses that may involve deepening or broadening your skills within the framework of KMH's courses.

The three-year program ends with an independent work of 15 credits where the knowledge and skills you received in the education are put to the test in an own artistic project consisting of a sounding and a written part.

Teaching and Training

A common seminar series called Edsbergsforum are theme-based studies and integrated topics, such as music theory and instrumental education. This setup gives you a complete understanding of the studies and a deeper insight into the connection between music and performance.

After the Programme

Many of the students who studied classical music on campus Edsberg at KMH are currently active in various orchestras but also successful soloists. The majority have won prizes and received awards for their music and performance.

Application dates and deadlines

1 December 2023

Application opens at External link, opens in new window.. Please see our Step-by-step guide on how to apply.

15 January 2024

Application deadline and last day to rank your programmes and courses.

16–18 January 2024

An email is sent to the email address you entered on with instructions on how to submit your test to KMH including the link for uploading Test 1. See the test description for information on what to submit.

25 January 2024

14–20 February 2024

Results for Test 1 are sent via email. Passing applicants will receive information and invites to the next test.

9–17 March 2024

Entrance examinations during week 11.

12 April 2024

First notification of selection result. You must reply to keep your place/remain on the waiting list.

25 April 2024

Last day to reply to your offer and keep your place (applies to both admitted and applicants on waiting list). You do this on My pages on External link, opens in new window..

8 May 2024

Second notification of selection result.

26 August 2024

Introduction week and registration.

2 September 2024

Semester starts.