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Application 2022/23

Eleven positions are open for application 2022/23: flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, French horn, timpani/percussion, violin (two positions), viola, cello and double bass. The deadline for application is January 17 2022.


For more information about the course and for a link to the electronic application at, please visit (opens in new window)

Entry requirements

The application repertoire can be found here. The recording should be in good quality video format and the concerto can be recorded with our without pianist. The file should be uploaded as a Youtube video with the links submitted to this webform (opens in a new window) Applicants are advised to record the solo concerto in one take, and all orchestral excerpts in another. We recommend the usage of an external microphone, and a room that is neither overly nor underly acoustic.

Please remember to either make the link public or provide us with the necessary password. Deadline for submitting the recordings is February 1 2022.

The recordings constitutes the first of two admission tests. Applicants with approved work samples will be invited to an audition which constitutes the second admission test. Applicants who pass the audition will be ranked based on instrument.

Basic knowledge of English is recommended.

Please be advised that approved documentation of the formal academic requirements (Bachelor of Arts in music or equivalent) is also required. See link below. Deadline for admitting formal documentation is February 1, 2022.

Other requirements

Bachelor of Arts in music or equivalent. Please see this page (opens in a new window) for how you prove your merits from non-Swedish universities.

The formal part of the application is done through the Swedish university admission system, We strongly urge all applicants to carefully read through the formal documentation requirements. Please see the page linked below for more detailed information, and an overview of the requirements.
Instructions regarding formal documentation and proving your bachelor (opens in a new window)

A passed audition is not sufficient to be admitted to the RSPO Orchestra, a sucessfull review of your formal documentation and merits by the university admission is also necessary.

Application fees

Students with citizenship in countries not within the EU/EEA, or Switzerland, are required to pay application and tuition fees for university studies in Sweden. Deadline for paying application fees or proving your citizenship is February 1, 2022. For more information, please see this page (opens in a new window)


Auditions will take place at Konserthuset Stockholm March or early April.

Questions and further information

We always contact everyone who supplies an audition recording to let them know whether they have passed to the second round or not. If you have not heard anything from us by February 17, please let us know.

School of Music in Piteå at Luleå University of Technology
Malin Berg
Education Administrator, Luleå University of Technology

Petter Sundkvist, examiner, Professor orchestral conducting

RSPO/Konserthuset Stockholm
Hermann Stefánsson, Artistic Coordinator
Jonatan Samuelsson, Production Manager RSPO Orchestra Academy
+46 8 786 02 15