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 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

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.

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.