Aurora Master classes and Orchestra – Continental



Trollhättan 30/9-8/10 2017

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

The courses will take place in the beatyful and historic town Skara in south Sweden.

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

The Classes’ takes place during the ongoing Aurora Festival where you will have free entrance to top class concerts (see the festival program here)

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: 30 September – 8 October 2017 (travelling days 29/9 and 9/10). It is an absolute requirement that all participants are in place in Trollhättan 30/9-8/10 2017 throughout the whole course period!

Application Deadline: 22 May 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.

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

  • Cellists, two options:
    Option 1) 1 master class with Harrell + 2 with Lidström (continue this application
    Option 2) 4 master classes with Harrell, click here

– seminars and open workshops

– great fun and free concerts

You have to be in Trollhättan 30/9-8/10 2017 from 30 September at 09:00 AM to 8 October at 21:00

Make sure you have 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.: Technical guide

This has to be a solo performance (with or without accompaniment), repertoire free of choice. One piece is enough, minimum 5 minutes.



  • 22 May. (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
  • 12 June. Aurora will send out an email with the list of selected students.
  • 15 June. deadline to confirm and pay your complete course fee
  • 1 Sept. chamber music and orchestra repertoire will be sent out by e-mail
  • 20 Sept. general detailed info about schedules and program will be sent out by e-mail
  • 29 Sept. check in Trollhättan
  • 30 Sept. 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

(Cellists, two options: Option 1) 1 master class with Harrell + 2 with Lidström then continue with APPLY below) Option 2) 4 master classes with Harrell, click here )

Ola Larsson                                                         

General manager +46 (0)70 654 12 50

Per Nyström

Artistic director +46 (0)708 19 43 47