Summer courses: Summer courses: European Master Classes and Orchestra 1, 2 and 3, 2 and 3

In collaboration with Kammarmusikens Vänner, your artistic expression will develop in the meeting with world-leading artists in classical music.

  • Teaching form:

    Freestanding course, undergraduate level

  • Department:

    Classical music

  • Pace of study:

    Full time

  • Credits:


  • Admissions:

    March 31st - May 10th 2023

  • Application Code:

    KMH-CG123, KMH-CG161, KMH-CG163
    To application (external web site) External link.

This is a course for those admitted to higher music education, who wants to immerse within playing in an orchestra during summer.

These course instances will be held on KMH's campus in Stockholm in the summer of 2023.

Study period: 2023-07-10 – 2023-08-15.

Entry Requirements and Selection

General entry requirements for higher education.
Specific entry requirements: Admitted to higher music education in Europe and at least 30 credits from higher music education.

The selection is based on entrance examinations. Places are distributed amongst the instruments to obtain a full-size orchestra.


The course mixes master classes in various form with lectures and seminars. The individual lessons and ensemble rehearsals are central parts of the course.

You will also learn how to describe your experiences as a musician and your other competences in the form of an extensive CV or portfolio. One part of the course covers international networking.


There will be a concert at the end of this course. You must be active and attend classes as well as at least one of the course's concerts. To pass you must have at least 90% attendance.

How to apply

You must have the following items prepared before you start your application:

1. A copy of your passport or identity card.
If you have citizenship in a EU/EEA country, or Switzerland, you must document your citizenship to be exempt from application and tuition fees.

2. Documentation of your earlier studies.
You need to demonstrate that you meet the general and specific entry requirements:

3. A video recording.
The only way to audition is by a video link. The most common tools for this are YouTube. The link must be open, meaning we will not accept applications requiring login details or password, please make sure in advance that your link works and is accessible to avoid any problems. The recording must be of a solo performance (with or without accompaniment). Repertoire is up to you. One piece is enough. Minimum time is 5 minutes.

Please note! If you have already taken all the three courses, we cannot offer you the course.

Application step-by-step

1. Apply on within the application period.
The application is open March 31st – May 10th.

If you already have an account on, please use the same one and do not make a new account.
Make sure to apply to the right course using these application codes:

Summer courses in Stockholm External link, opens in new window.
European Master Classes and Orchestra 1: KMH-CG123
European Master Classes and Orchestra 2: KMH-CG161
European Master Classes and Orchestra 3: KMH-CG163

2. Provide application documents to your account on External link, opens in new window. by May 10th.

  • Upload documentation of your earlier studies to demonstrate that you meet the entry requirements.
  • Upload your passport or ID. You must document your EU citizenship to be exempt from application fee.

3. Send in your video performance directly to Kammarmusikens Vänner External link, opens in new window..
You shall not submit your audition link to Use this link that goes directly to Kammarmusikens Vänner External link, opens in new window..

4. Admissions results on June 8th.
Notifications to all applicants are sent out by