The royal college of music in Stockholm – KMH -August 2024

 

Welcome to the information and application site for the European Masterclasses – Stockholm.

The course will take place on the premises of the Royal College of Music in Stockholm.
The course is also part of the Royal College of Music’s ”Additional Training Programs” that provides participating students 7.5 ECTS credits.

The festival with master classes is a unique opportunity to receive advice for your further musical and career development, to perform with outstanding soloists and conductors in some of Sweden’s most important concert halls, as well as expanding and developing your international network.

The masterclasses take place as part of the Akademifestivalen Stockholm where you will have free entrance to concerts and events.

Take risks, inspire audiences, meet people and have fun.
Become an integral part of a performing arts community of which many of the worlds most important performers are also members.

Over 7 500 amazing young artists from over 50 countries have participated in these our masterclasses and festivals since 2006.

In August  we will welcome hundreds of young musicians, professors and famous artists to Stockholm. Although this can be a lot to take in, we take pride in what we offer our participants.
Please take time to read all of the information before you apply and contact us if you have any questions.

Conditions

NO FEE if you are a citizen of countries in the European Union (EU), European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland to apply.

Detailed information on questions about citizenship, residence permit, documentation, application etc:
Document your citizenship EU/EEA (universityadmissions.se)
Residence permit for studies (universityadmissions.se)
If you have further questions about citizenship issues, please contact,University Admissions Support Centre)

Course period: At Campus KMH August 19-24, 2024
(15 July-18 August. Course preparation starts remotely (from home) before the meeting at KMH Campus in Stockholm on 19 August)

Application tool opends: March 15

Application Deadline:  April 15

Audition: Video-recording (YouTube advisable) is mandatory when submitting your application.

Accommodation: We do not provide accommodation but will send suggestions of good hostels, hotels or airbnb solutions.

Course fee: 0 SEK (if you are a EU Citizen )

ECTS – Credits: 7,5

Course content

– Open individual solo masterclasses (there will be no piano accompanists for the masterclasses)
– Chamber music/Symphony Orchestra
– Seminars – mental traing with Charlotte Hellekant
– Free tickets to all concerts that are not sold out
– Perform at the festival’s concerts

The jury and the professors will divide all the participants into 2 different groups and select the classes:

Group 1 Symphony Orchestra – Those who are selected for this will have solo master classes and play in the symphony orchestra. Repertoire: To be decided. Participants in Group 1 Symphony Orchestra also have the opportunity to organize chamber music themselves, get coaching as well as perform it at concerts to the extent possible.

Group 2 Chamber Music – Those who are selected for this will have solo master classes and play chamber music. Get coaching in chamber music by the professors and perform at the festival. The jury appoints groups and repertoire to everyone.
Participants in Group 2 Chamber Music have the opportunity to listen to the symphony orchestra’s rehearsals.

Master Classes – The jury and the professors will together nominate the students to the different professors’ classes. Which in some cases may mean that you get an other professor from the course roster.

NOTE! You cannot choose to apply for Group 1 or Group 2. Only after all selected students have confirmed their place can the jury make the division of the groups and classes. Therefore, it is important already when you apply that you are prepared and willing to participate in whatever group or classes the professors select you for.

July 15, everyone will receive the jury decisions and information about group divisions, classes and all repertoire.

Application Procedure:

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

  • 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.
(Detailed information on questions about citizenship, residence permit, documentation, application etc: Document your citizenship EU/EEA (universityadmissions.se)

  • Documentation of your earlier studies.

You need to demonstrate that you meet the general and specific entry requirements:

  1. You need to provide documentation of at least 30 completed credits from higher music education.
    That means you shall submit your transcript with courses and grades, officially issued from your university.
  2. 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.

IMPORTANT

  • If you have already been with us three times before, we cannot offer you the course.
  • If you already have an account on universityadmissions.se, please use the same one and do not make a new account.
  • UPLOADING can be done until 23:59.59 CET on April 15th.
  •  No fee for citizens of countries in the European Union (EU), European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland.
    Detailed information on questions about citizenship, residence permit, documentation, application etc:
    Document your citizenship EU/EEA (universityadmissions.se)
    Residence permit for studies (universityadmissions.se)
    If you have further questions about citizenship issues, please contact, University Admissions Support Centre
  • No conducting class this edition
  • Register as an ensemble? If, for example, you are a string quartet that wants to participate as an ensemble, the following applies: all 4 must register as individuals.
    If all 4 are then approved and accepted, the quartet can participate as an ensemble and get master classes and a concert like everyone else.


APPLICATION – STEP BY STEP:

APPLY HERE

  • 15 March. The registration window opens HERE (you can only register within the period March 15 – April 15 CET 23:59.59
  • 15 April DEADLINE to Apply online. It takes about 10 min and you need to have the link to your audition and all documents ready.
  • 6 June. We will send out an email to all prel.selected students.
  • 15 July. Chamber Music and Orchestra repertoire will be sent by email.
    Course preparation starts remotely (from home) before the meeting at KMH Campus in Stockholm on 19 August
  • 10 August. Detailed Schedule and Program will be sent by email.
  • 18 August. Arrival in Stockholm
  • 19 August. 09.00 AM Official registration at the course venue in Stockholm
  • 24 August. 10 PM Final concert and the course ends

Partners:

Violin, Viola, Cello, Piano, Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon,  Percussion

Online master classes with our world-class professors and additional online seminars with chamber music and orchestra as a part of the course

The course is in collaboration with the Royal College of Music in Stockholm which provides participating students with 7.5 ECTS credits

The event is a unique opportunity to receive advice for your further musical and career development, to meet and get inspired by outstanding professors, as well as expanding and developing your international network.

Become an integral part of a performing arts community of which many of the world’s most important performers are also members.

Over 7 000 amazing young artists from 50 countries have participated in our  masterclasses and festivals since 2006.

Conditions

NO FEE if you are a citizen of countries in the European Union (EU), European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland to apply.
Course period: The courses take place online during the autumn of 2024 within the frame period 1 September – 10 December. See the various professors’ dates per instrument

Application tool opends: March 15

Application Deadline:  April 15

Audition: Video-recording (YouTube advisable) is mandatory when submitting your application.

Course fee: 0 SEK (if you are a EU Citizen )

ECTS – Credits: 7,5

Course content – ONLINE

– Individual master classes – ONLINE

– Group lessons / Open Classes – ONLINE

– Seminars with the theme of chamber music and mental traing with Charlotte Hellekant– ONLINE

– Possibility to participate as a passive listener in any of all the other masterclasses – ONLINE

Application Procedure:

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

  • 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.
(Detailed information on questions about citizenship, residence permit, documentation, application etc: Document your citizenship EU/EEA (universityadmissions.se)

  • Documentation of your earlier studies.

You need to demonstrate that you meet the general and specific entry requirements:

  1. You need to provide documentation of at least 30 completed credits from higher music education.
    That means you shall submit your transcript with courses and grades, officially issued from your university.
  2. 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.

IMPORTANT

APPLICATION – STEP BY STEP:

  • 15  March. The registration window opens HERE
  • 15 April DEADLINE to Apply online. It takes about 10 min and you need to have the link to your audition and all documents ready.
  • 6 June. We will send out an email to all prel.selected students.
  • 15 July. Course preparation starts remotely (from home) before the meeting ONLINE Sept-Dec
  • September- December course period, frame dates. Different dates for each professor

The royal college of music in Stockholm – KMH

 

Welcome to the information and application site for the European Masterclasses – Stockholm.

The course will take place on the premises of the Royal College of Music in Stockholm.
The course is also part of the Royal College of Music’s “Additional Training Programs” that provides participating students 7.5 ECTS credits.

The festival with master classes is a unique opportunity to receive advice for your further musical and career development, to perform with outstanding soloists and conductors in some of Sweden’s most important concert halls, as well as expanding and developing your international network.

The masterclasses take place as part of the Akademifestivalen Stockholm where you will have free entrance to concerts and events.

Take risks, inspire audiences, meet people and have fun.
Become an integral part of a performing arts community of which many of the worlds most important performers are also members.

Over 7000 amazing young artists from over 50 countries have participated in these our masterclasses and festivals since 2006.

In August we will welcome hundreds of young musicians, professors and famous artists to Stockholm. Although this can be a lot to take in, we take pride in what we offer our participants. Please take time to read all of the information before you apply and contact us if you have any questions.

Conditions

NOTE! You have to be a citizen of countries in the European Union (EU), European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland to participate.

Course period: August 14-20, 2023. It is an absolute requirement that all participants are on location in Stockholm throughout the whole course period!

Application tool opends: March 31

Application Deadline: May 10

Audition: Video-recording (YouTube advisable) is mandatory when submitting your application.

Accommodation: We do not provide accommodation but will send suggestions of the best hostels, hotels or airbnb solutions.

Course fee: 0 SEK for EU Citizens

ECTS – Credits: 7.5

Course content

– Open individual solo masterclasses (there will be no piano accompanists for the masterclasses)
– Chamber music/Symphony Orchestra
– Seminars and workshops
– Free tickets to all concerts that are not sold out
– Perform at the festival’s concerts

The jury and the professors will divide all the participants into 2 different groups and select the classes:

Group 1 Symphony Orchestra – Those who are selected for this will have solo master classes and play in the symphony orchestra. Repertoire: To be decided. Participants in Group 1 Symphony Orchestra also have the opportunity to organize chamber music themselves, get coaching as well as perform it at concerts to the extent possible.

Group 2 Chamber Music – Those who are selected for this will have solo master classes and play chamber music. Get coaching in chamber music by the professors and perform at the festival. The jury appoints groups and repertoire to everyone.
Participants in Group 2 Chamber Music have the opportunity to listen to the symphony orchestra’s rehearsals.

Master Classes – The jury and the professors will together nominate the students to the different professors’ classes. Which in some cases may mean that you get a different professor from the course roster.

NOTE! You cannot choose to apply for Group 1 or Group 2. Only after all selected students have confirmed their place can the jury make the division of the groups and classes. Therefore, it is important already when you confirm that you are prepared and willing to participate in whatever group or classes the professors select you for.

July 10, everyone will receive the jury decisions and information about group divisions, classes and all repertoire.

 

Application Procedure:

You MUST have the following three items prepared BEFORE you start your application!

1. A copy of an official document from your academy which proves that you have completed at least 30 study credits or an equivalent thereof at a university level music school, academy or university.

2. A copy of your passport or identity card

( these 2 documents, from your academy and your passport, has to be UPLOADED at your account at the University Admission. YOU CAN’T SEND THEM BY E-MAIL OR ANY KIND OF MAIL!)

3. A video-recording. The only way to audition is by adding an video URL (web address) into the application form. 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.

IMPORTANT

* You are NOT required to submit documentation for English Language Proficiency.

** If you have been with us three times before, we cannot offer you the course

UPLOADING can be done until 23:59.59 on May 10 th.

You might be asked to pay SEK 900. IGNORE THAT. YOU DO NOT HAVE TO PAY ANYTHING!

APPLICATION – STEP BY STEP:

  • 31 March. The registration window opens HERE (you can only register within the period April 1 – May 10)
  • 10 May DEADLINE to Apply online. Click APPLY HERE below. It takes about 10 min and you need to have the link to your audition and all documents ready.
  • 8 June. We will send out an email to all selected students.
  • 13 June. Deadline to confirm your participation.
  • 10 July. Chamber Music and Orchestra repertoire will be sent by email.
  • 1 August. Detailed Schedule and Program will be sent by email.
  • 7 August. Arrival in Stockholm
  • 14 August. 09.00 AM Official registration at the course venue in Stockholm
  • 20 August. 10 PM Final concert and the course ends

 

Partners:

European Masterclasses – Stockholm – No fee

Welcome to the information and application site for the European Masterclasses – Stockholm.

The course will take place on the premises of the Royal College of Music in Stockholm.
The course is also part of the Royal College of Music’s “Additional Training Programs” that provides participating students 7.5 ECTS credits.

The festival with master classes is a unique opportunity to receive advice for your further musical and career development, to perform with outstanding soloists and conductors in some of Sweden’s most important concert halls, as well as expanding and developing your international network.

The masterclasses take place as part of the Stockholms Kammarmusikfestival where you will have free entrance to concerts and events.

Take risks, inspire audiences, meet people and have fun.
Become an integral part of a performing arts community of which many of the worlds most important performers are also members.

Over 7000 amazing young artists from over 50 countries have participated in these our masterclasses and festivals since 2006.

In August we will welcome hundreds of young musicians, professors and famous artists to Stockholm. Although this can be a lot to take in, we take pride in what we offer our participants. Please take time to read all of the information before you apply and contact us if you have any questions.

Conditions

NOTE! You have to be a citizen of countries in the European Union (EU), European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland to participate.

Course period: 8-14 August 1, 2022 (travel days August 7 and November 15). It is an absolute requirement that all participants are on location in Stockholm throughout the whole course period!

Application Deadline: May 10, 2022

Video-recording (YouTube advisable) is mandatory when submitting your application.

Accommodation: We do not provide accommodation but will send suggestions of the best hostels starting 250 SEK/night and recommend students look at other hotel or airbnb solutions.

Course fee: 0 SEK for EU Citizens

ECTS – Credits: 7.5

Course content

For all, open individual solo masterclasses (there will be no piano accompanists for the masterclasses)

The jury will divide all the participants into 2 different groups:

Group 1 Symphony Orchestra – Those who are selected for this will have solo master classes and play in the symphony orchestra. Repertoire: To be decided. Participants in Group 1 Symphony Orchestra also have the opportunity to organize chamber music themselves, get coaching as well as perform it at concerts to the extent possible.

Group 2 Chamber Music – Those who are selected for this will have solo master classes and play chamber music. Get coaching in chamber music by the professors and perform at the festival. The jury appoints groups and repertoire to everyone.
Participants in Group 2 Chamber Music have the opportunity to listen to the symphony orchestra’s rehearsals.

NOTE! You cannot choose to apply for Group 1 or Group 2. Only after all selected students have confirmed their place can the jury make the division of the groups. Therefore, it is important already when you sign up that you are prepared and willing to participate in whatever group you are selected for.
June 20 , everyone will receive the information about group divisions and all repertoire.

– seminars and open workshops

– free tickets to all concerts that are not sold out

 

Application Procedure:

You MUST have the following three items prepared BEFORE you start your application!

1. A copy of an official document from your academy which proves that you have completed at least 30 study credits or an equivalent thereof at a university level music school, academy or university.

2. A copy of your passport or identity card

3. A video-recording. The only way to audition is by adding an video URL (web address) into the application form. 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.

APPLICATION – STEP BY STEP:

  • April 1. The registration window opens HERE (you can only register within the period April 1 – May 10)
  • 10 May DEADLINE to Apply online. Click APPLY HERE below. It takes about 10 min and you need to have the link to your audition and all documents ready.
  • 7 June. We will send out an email to all selected students.
  • 15 June. Deadline https://oldox.se/application-stockholm/to confirm your participation.
  • 20 June. Chamber Music and Orchestra repertoire will be sent by email.
  • 1 August. Detailed Schedule and Program will be sent by email.
  • 7 August. Arrival in Stockholm
  • August 8. 09.00 AM Official registration at the course venue in Stockholm
  • 14 August. 10 PM Final concert and the course ends
  • 15 August. departure

Partners:

Professors:

Master Class for young pianists

Welcome!

Kammarmusikens Vänner welcomes young exceptionell pianists 14-21 years to apply for the Piano Master Classes at Edsbergs castle in Stockholm

Course leaders
Stefan Bojsten – piano professor at the Royal College of Music in Stockholm
Mats Widlund  – piano professor at the Royal College of Music in Stockholm

Course content

  • Master classes and individual lessons every day 9-13/8, 9:00 to 12:30 and 13:30 to 17:00 at Edsbergs castle 20 km outside Stockholm
  • Instruction is provided both as a master class and individually.
  • Each active participant will have prepared a program of three pieces by different composers.
  • The students will be involved in concerts during the week.
  • Course fee is 3500kr. The fee includes all tuition, lunch and coffee each day of the course.

Accomodation

For the visiting participants we recommend Pensoinat Norrviken for your staying at this course: www.pensionatnorrviken.se close Edsbergs castle.

It takes about 20 minutes to walk to the course venue but there are also bus 520, which runs several times per hour between the Pensoinat Norrviken and the castle.
Pensoinat Norrviken has room for about 15 people so it is important that you reserve space early if you want to use this facility.

If you have any questions about accommodation at this course please feel welcome to write to mats.widlund@kmh.se or stefan.bojsten@kmh.se

Take risks, inspire audiences, meet people and have fun.
Become an integral part of a performing arts community of which many of the worlds most important performers are also members.
In recent years, over 6 000 amazing young artists from 50 countries have participated during the now our world famous Master Classes & Festivals.

We take pride in what we offer our participants so take time to read all of the information before you apply, so that you know what the Piano Master Class is all about.

At this course you get individual lessons and master class by renowned teachers and professors, intensive exercise days and meet new musical friends. This is a good opportunity to get advice for your further music education and gain a significant new network. Try out to play at one of the student concert.

Application process

  • Your application must be submitted no later than 30/6. Registration is done online on this page
  • There are a limited number of places. The 1/7  we will send out, by e-mail to everyone who signed up, the list of those who been selected.
  • For those who wish, completely voluntary, you can attach a recording of freely chosen music in your application (read more about it in the application form)
  • The course fee must be paid no later than 7/7 by online payment with credit card.
  • About 10 days before the start of the course all receive a detailed schedule for the week

Kursen är nu fulltecknad och intresseanmälan till reservlistan mailas till stefan.bojsten@kmh.se

Welcome to Edsberg!

Kammarmusikens Vänner
Ola Larsson
General manager +46 (0)70 654 12 50
ola@k-v.se

Professors: Mats Widlund and Stefan Bojsten