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Master of Fine Arts in Music with Specialisation in Symphonic Orchestra

Master's programme | 120 credits
Autumn 2020
100% Day
1 Closed GU-13794
1) Anyone can apply

About the Programme

The programme prepares you for an international career as an orchestra musician. With students and instructors from around the world, the programme is thoroughly focused on an international perspective. You can work with guest conductors and soloists at high artistic and educational levels: Gustavo Dudamel, Ariane Matiakh, Truls Mörk, Eva Ollikainen, Antje Weithaas and Christian Zacharias are some examples from recent years. As a student, you form the foundation for the University of Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra. In the symphony orchestra and in different chamber music contexts, you and the other students work together for two years. By taking a long-term approach in various forms of ensemble, you have the opportunity to develop not only as an instrumentalist but also as a team player. An independent project is also included, where you choose a creative and artistic topic to delve deeper into. You will study in Artisten, a building full of artistic programmes and research in the middle of Gothenburg. The majority of the teachers in the programme are from the Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra and the Gothenburg Opera. The programme offers good opportunities for collaborations and to establish contacts in the region's rich music scene and gives you the opportunity to build an international network.

The language of instruction is English.

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Requirements and Selection

Requirements: Bachelor degree of arts in music or equivalent, and musical knowledge and skills that are assessed at the admission test and are the basis for selection.

Selection: Selection of eligible applicants is based upon entrance tests. More information about applications and entrance tests can be found at the home page of the Academy of Music and Drama:

Tuition Fee

Application fee: 900 SEK
Full programme cost: 470 000 SEK
First payment: 117 500 SEK

EU/EEA citizens, Swedish residence permit holders and exchange students do not pay fees. More information on:

Study Guidance

For further information about Master Programme in Music Please contact the Student Affairs Office: Tel: +(0)31-786 4020, email: Opening hours Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 10.00-12.30


Academy of Music & Drama
Box 210
40530 Göteborg
Visiting address: Fågelsången 1

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