Performance – Classical Music

In the bachelor programme in classical music you are given ample space to develop your musicianship through individual tuition and ensemble playing. Our teachers are among the foremost musicians and pedagogues within their respective fields.

The three-year Bachelor's Programme in Classical Music gives you a solid foundation for acting as a professional musician in the national and international music community. KMH offers education in classical music at the highest international level in the following instruments:

  • accordion
  • bassoon
  • basstrombone
  • clarinet
  • double bass
  • flute
  • French horn
  • guitar
  • harp
  • oboe
  • organ
  • percussion
  • piano
  • saxophone
  • singing
  • trombone
  • trumpet
  • tuba
  • viola
  • violin
  • violoncell

Regardless of instruments and profile, you will experience an inspiring, modern and cross-border study environment at KMH with. We offer you great opportunities to explore your own musicianship and the conditions of the music industry.

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

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Programme Content

KMH prepares you for an upcoming career in orchestras, ensembles or choirs of different sizes. You will receive a lot of individual instrumental education along with ensemble playing in various forms, mainly in the KMH Symphony Orchestra, KMH Symphonic Orchestra, KMH String Orchestra, KMH Stora Brass, KMH Serenade Ensemble, KMH Instrumental Ensemble or in KMH Chamber Choir for students having singing as a focus.

Studying classical music at KMH also involves an in-depth understanding of music theory as well as music history. In addition, courses in ergonomics, stage production, audio and media technology, entrepreneurship and elective courses that enhance your own profile and prepare you for the music industry's conditions are included.

The three-year programme ends with an independent work of 15 credits. The work consists of a concert, a printed booklet with comments and a written reflective work describing the artistic process.

The studies develop your artistic and technical ability, provide a good repertoire knowledge and deepen your artistic insight.