Entrance Tests for Organ
In advance of the tests, you should prepare 4-5 pieces from different periods, in approx. 25 minutes.
Record videos of yourself performing 2-3 pieces from different periods, about 10 minutes in total. Each piece can be recorded separately.
Test 2 – Audition main instrument
This test will take place in Stockholm and has three parts.
- Entrance Audition
At this test, you should perform a program of 15 minutes of music, as well as a compulsory piece that you will receive when you are invited to the test. Information about the organ is given in advance and you get at least 30 minutes of preparation at the instrument, on the same day as the test or the day before.
Point scale: 0–50 points, pass requires 25 points.
- Sight Reading
You will be asked to play on sight a piece given to you by the jury.
Point scale: 0–3 points, pass requires 1 point.
- Musical Interpretation
The jury will select a short piece which you will perform after 10–15 minutes of preparation.
Point scale: 0–5 points, pass requires 1 point.
Bring a printout of your repertoire list to the audition and give it to the jury. If you are offered and would like an accompanist for your audition, you should also bring sheet music for the accompanist. All sheet music should be taped/assembled in advance and ready to use. Do not send any sheet music to KMH in advance of your audition.
Test code: LS 11.1a Huvudämne klassisk musik/Main Subject Classical Music
Test time: Approx. 10–20 minutes
Assessment: The test is qualifying and a basis for selection. You can receive a maximum of 58 points. The points required to pass each part of the test are listed above.