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Application 2018–19

Nine positions are open for application 2018–19: flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, French horn, violin (two positions), viola and cello. The deadline for application is 15 March 2018.


For more information about the course and to access the electronic application form, please visit, opens in new window

Entry requirements

The recording should be in good quality video format. (Piano accompaniments to the concertos are optional.) The file can be sent as one of the following:

  • As a youtube video (please remember to either make the link public or provide us with the necessary password).
  • As an electronic file (preferably mp4) as an email attachment.
  • As a physical DVD disc.

We will not accept downloadable links (such as Deadline for supplying your recording is 25 March, 2018.

Electronic files are sent to
Subject: International Orchestra Academy I F0273G
Message should contain:

  • name
  • social security number
  • address
  • email
  • phone number

DVDs are sent to
Musikhögskolan i Piteå
Admission test RSPO
Box 744             
941 28 Piteå
Message should contain:

  • name
  • social security number
  • address
  • email
  • phone number

Applicants with approved samples of work will be called to a second admission test, which consists of an audition. Applicants who pass the audition will be ranked based on instrument.

Basic knowledge in English is recommended.


Auditions will take place at Konserthuset Stockholm 28 April (French horns), 29 April (woodwinds and strings) and 30 April (strings) 2018.

Questions and further information

School of Music in Piteå at Luleå University of Technology
Sven-Erik Sandlund, Course Coordinator
Phone: +46 (0)911 72662

RSPO/Konserthuset Stockholm
Hermann Stefánsson, Assistant Course Coordinator
Jonatan Samuelsson, Coordinator RSPO Orchestra Academy