Lynn Harrell – EXTRA Master Classes 
Trollhättan 4-8 October 2017


Welcome to apply for Aurora /Lynn Harrell – EXTRA Master Classes.
Intensive daily exercises, and you get to meet new musical friends from all over the world.  This is a good opportunity to get advice for your further music education career, and gain a significant international new network.  The Master classes’ takes place during the ongoing Aurora Festival where you will have free entrance to top class concerts

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

In recent years, over 3000 amazing young artists from 50 countries have participated during the now world famous Aurora Master Classes & Festivals.

We take pride in what we offer our participants. Please take time to read all of the information before you apply.

Course period: 4-8 October 2017
Town: Trollhättan/Sweden
Application deadline: August 10
Agelimit: 18
Registration fee: 800 SEK
Selection list publish: August 15
Course fee: 10 000  SEK, the 800 SEK registration fee will be deducted. Complete fee has to be paid latest August 18
Accommodation: the course fee includes staying at private host families in Trollhättan. Food and travel costs is not included.

Course content:

Cello  = 4 individual master classes with Lynn Harrell. Course fee 10 000 SEK including accommodation in Host family

  • Some of you will be offered to perform solo and/or chamber music
  • Listen to others master classes
  • Great fun and free festival concerts

There will be no piano accompanists for the master classes. If you want accompanist you have to arrange that yourself, we can provide you with contact information to the festival pianists.

Application deadline 10 August 2017

Make sure you have these 1 attachment ready before starting the online application:

1. An audio or video-recording. The only way to audition to Aurora is by adding an audio or video URL (link address) into the Aurora application form. The most common tool for this is Sound cloud or You Tube, but of course you can use any other provider as long as it provides you/us with an URL-link without any log-in needs etc. This has to be a solo performance (with or without accompaniment), repertoire free of choice. One piece is enough, minimum 5 minutes.

Technical guide

Lynn Harrell

Lynn Harrell’s presence is felt throughout the musical world. A consummate soloist, chamber musician, recitalist, conductor and teacher, his work throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia has placed him in the highest echelon of today’s performing artists.

Read more here


  • 10 August. (at latest) – make the online application, follow APPLY HERE below. It takes about 10 min and you need to have the link to your audition ready
  • 15 August. Aurora will send out an email with the list of selected students.
  • 18 August. deadline to confirm and pay your complete course fee
  • 20 Sept. general detailed info about schedules and program will be sent out by e-mail
  • 3 Oct. check in Trollhättan
  • 4 Oct. 9 AM the official registration at the course venue in Trollhättan
  • 8 Oct. 10 PM the final concert and the course ends
  • 9 Oct.  check out

Ola Larsson                                                         

General manager +46 (0)70 654 12 50

Per Nyström

Artistic director +46 (0)708 19 43 47