Stockholm Master classes and Orchestra – Continental
Stockholm 12-20/8 2017


Welcome to apply for Stockholm – Master classes and Orchestra with world-renowned professors.

The courses will take place in the fabulous and newly built premises at the Royal College of Music  in Stockholm.

This is a good opportunity to receive advice for your further music education and career. To gain and further expand your international network.

The master classes takes place during the ongoing Aurora Classic Festival – Stockholm 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: 12-20 August 2017 (travelling days 11 and 21 August).  It is an absolute requirement that all participants are in place in Stockholm throughout the whole course period!

Application Deadline: 27 June 2017

Audio or Video-recording (Sound cloud or YouTube advisable) is obligatory when applying to the Aurora master classes

Accommodation: Good offers starting from 200 SEK/night will be presented shortly

Course fee: 4 500 SEK

Course content:

All students will receive:

– 3 open individual solo master classes (there will be no piano accompanists for the master classes)

– chamber music classes by participating, actively or passively.  – rehearsals and concerts with the Aurora Symphony Orchestra (except pianists)

– seminars and open workshops

– great fun and free concerts

– You have to be in Stockholm from 12 August at 09:00 AM to 20 August at 21:00

– Special conditions and information for all percussionists CLICK HERE

– The cellist at ”Stockholm Master classes and Orchestra” will recive 1 master class with Harrell + 2 with Gutman.
Option: t
here is allso a master classe called ”Lynn Harrell – EXTRA Master Classes”.
Cellist it that course, will recive 4 master classes with Harrell, read more about that CLICK HERE

Application deadline 27 June 2017

Make sure you have these 3 attachments 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


  • 27 June. (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
  • 29 June. Aurora will send out an email with the list of selected students.
  • 3 July. deadline to confirm and pay your complete course fee
  • 5 July. chamber music and orchestra repertoire will be sent out by e-mail
  • 7 Aug. general detailed info about schedules and program will be sent out by e-mail
  • 11 Aug. check in Stockholm
  • 12 Aug. 9 AM the official registration at the course venue in Stockholm
  • 20 Aug. 10 PM the final concert and the course ends
  • 21 Aug.  check out

Ola Larsson                                                         

General manager +46 (0)70 654 12 50

Per Nyström

Artistic director +46 (0)708 19 43 47