ADVANCED ORCHESTRA is mainly for older youth and young adults. The track suits those who wish to take their musical skills to the next level and who maybe aim at advanced musical studies or a future career in music. You will be coached by musicians from Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra during the camp days, and will perform side by side with them at several concerts.
Age: ca 16–23 years
Instrument experience: 7 years or more
Orchestra experience: Very good
Participation fee: SEK 500/participant
The track starts on Saturday June 15 and ends with Closing Concert on Wednesday June 19 in the evening
Participates in the following concerts:
Festival Concert – Tuesday 18 June, ScandinaviumClosing Concert – Wednesday 19 June, Concert Hall
Participants are very well prepared on all sheet music when the camp begins.
Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon, Horn, Trumpet, Trombone, Tuba, Percussion, Violin 1, Violin 2, Viola, Cello, Double bass
Regular application period:
28 November 2023 – 24 January 2024
Admission notice will be emailed by 16 February 2024
Late application/Remaining slots:
25 January – 12 April 2024
Admission notice will be emailed by 19 April 2024
It is important that you read through our APPLICATION INFO before submitting your application. There you will find out more about how the application process works, what applies in case of cancellation, accommodation, and more. You can also get a better track overview in our track pyramid. The application is personal. You must be at least 16 years old to apply on your own, otherwise an adult must make the application. All questions in the application form apply to you as a playing participant. The email address will be used primarily for contact and acceptance notification. If you are under 18 years of age, you must also enter the email address of a legal guardian. The acceptance notice will also be sent to that address.
In the application to ADVANCED ORCHESTRA, you must include a video. It should be 6-7 minutes long and contain:
13 years or older without adult
Read through our Application Info/FAQ before applying
The application is open until January 24
Price Symfoni nr 3, sats 4
Rachmaninoff Symfoni nr 2, sats 3 (fram till takt 95)
Williams Duel of the fates
Dvorak Symfoni nr 9, sats 4
Marquez Conga del Fuego
Coldplay Sida vid Sida (arr Tvete Vik)
More pieces will be added
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Emilia comes from Finland and has quickly made an international career. She has appeared with orchestras such as the Royal Philharmonic in Stockholm, the Luxembourg Philharmonic and the Iceland Symphony as well as with the Helsinki Philharmonic and the Orchester Philharmonique de Radio France. Emilia premiered "Bubblor" with Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra in the fall of 2023 and in 2024 we are happy to welcome her as conductor at Side by Side.
Boulanger: D’un matin de Printemps Notmaterial tillgängligt inom kort
Larsson: Pastoralsvit, Romans (for strings)
Mendoza: Guerra de Secciones, (för brassorkester & slagverk) Available soon
Sjostakovitj: Symfoni nr 5, sats 4
Coldplay: Sida vid Sida
More pieces will be added
Emil has in a short period of time established himself as one of the most exciting conductors of his generation. He has worked with large ensembles throughout the Nordics, like the Royal Philharmonics, the Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, and the Nordic Chamber Orchestra. Emil has been awarded Kungliga Musikaliska Akademins Nationella Musikstipendium three years in a row. In 2015 he won the Crusell scholarship and in 2019 he was awarded one of Sweden's most prestigious music scholarships: Sixten Gemzéus stora musikstipendium.
Strauss, R: Also sprach Zarathustra: Einleitung (Introduction)
Smyth, E: The Wreckers: Overture
Massenet: Suite No. 1: 3. Nocturne
Jenkins: The Armed Man: 5. Sanctus
Tjajkovskij, P: Symphony No. 4: 4. Finale
Coldplay: Sida vid Sida, arr Tvete Vik
Bach, J.S: Nu grönskar det, Swedish text: Lindström, arr Tvete Vik/Dahlgren
John, E: Circle of life from The Lion King, arr Tvete Vik/Dahlgren
More pieces may be added
Marjolein has a double degree in flute and wind band conducting. She grew up in the southern Netherlands where there is a big tradition in wind band music, and she has worked a lot with youth orchestras. Marjolein is a flutist in the Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra and has attended Side by Side for several years as an instructor for the oldest participants. And as a conductor since 2020.
Age: ca 15–23 years
The track starts on Saturday June 17 and ends with Closing Concert on Wednesday June 21 in the evening
Festival Concert – Tuesday 20 June, ScandinaviumClosing Concert – Wednesday 21 June, Concert Hall
24H CLOCK, CEST
12:00-13:00 Registration open, Konserthuset
13:15-14:15 Instrument rehearsal, Konserthuset
14:30-15:50 Tutti rehearsal, Konserthuset
16:00-17:15 Instrument rehearsal, Konserthuset
17:15-18:15 Dinner (only for accommodation), Hvitfeldtska matsal
June 18 09:20-18:50
June 19 09:00-19:00
June 20 10:15-19:00, Including Festival Concert 15:00-16:30
June 21 10:00-19:30, Including Closing Concert 18:00-19:30
Full schedule (downloadable) will be available closer to camp.
Application period 1
9 November – 13 December 2022Admission notice will be sent no later than January 24, 2023
Application period 2
14 December – 8 February 2023Admission notice will be sent no later than February 28, 2023
Late application/Remaining slotsLate application is open 15 February – 13 April 2023
Admission notice will be sent no later than April 21, 2023
It is important that you read through our APPLICATION INFO before submitting your application. There you can read about how the application process works, what applies in case of cancellation, accommodation, and more. You can also get a better track overview in our track pyramid.
For you who have been playing your instrument for more than 7 years and are about 15-23 years old. You have very good orchestra experience and are very well prepared on your music.
Please read through our information ABOUT EXPRESSION OF INTEREST.
Your camp starts Sunday, June 20 and ends Wednesday, June 23.
Open for all instruments.
No participation fee. To participate, you need access to a computer, mobile or surf pad, with camera, external audio source, microphone or handsfree, internet, and an email address. The sign-up period for Side by Side: Digital was open until June 3. You can make a late sign-up until June 18, but some instruments may not be available when camp starts.
No participation fee. To participate, you need access to a computer, mobile or surf pad, with camera, external audio source, microphone or handsfree, internet, and an email address. Expression of Interest closes April 15.
Your camp starts Saturday, June 19 and ends Wednesday, June 23.
Some slots available for: Oboe, Bassoon, Horn, Trombone, Harp, Piano
Participation fee 450 SEK per person. Selection is based on your age and experience. If you are offered a slot, you must answer YES and confirm it within the time frame stated in the notice. Late Expression of Interest closes April 15. Slots are filled continuously.
Your camp starts on Saturday, June 19 and ends with a concert on Wednesday, June 23.
You could submit your Expression of Interest for ADVANCED ORCHESTRA on December 2–February 7. The admission notice will be sent out during February. The selection will be made based on your experience and your age. If you are offered a slot, you must reply YES and confirm your participation within the time span given in the notice. The participation fee is 450 SEK per person.
The Expression of Interest submission process for Side by Side: Digital opens again on February 11. At that time you will also be able to express your interest for any slots still remaining for the on-site camp.
For you who have been playing your instrument for more than 7 years and are about 15-23 years old. You have very good orchestra experience and are very well prepared on your music. Your camp starts Saturday June 13 and ends with a concert on Wednesday June 17.
For ADVANCED ORCHESTRA you must apply for admission. The application is open November 11 – January 10. There are about 80 slots available and admission is based on your age and experience. Admission notice will be sent out by January 17, at the latest. The participation fee is 450 SEK. Please read through our SIGN-UP INFORMATION and TERMS & CONDITIONS before you apply.
Registration: Saturday 15/6 10.00-12.30
First rehearsal: Saturday 15/6 13.00
Ending concert: Wednesday 19/6 Closing Concert
Preliminary finish time: Wednesday 19/6 19.30
IMPORTANT SPOTS AT THE CAMP
Do you feel unsure how to find?In every orchestra and track are personal to help you, ask them anyhting!
1. KONSERTHUSET Götaplatsen 8
2. HSM Fågelsången 1
3. HVITFELDTSKA GYMNASIET (HV Södra) Rektorsgatan 2
4. HVITFELDTSKA GYMNASIET (HV Norra) Rektorsgatan 2
5. STUDENTERNAS HUS Götabergsgatan 17
6. VÄRLDSKULTURMUSEET Södra Vägen 54
8. SCANDINAVIUM Valhallagatan 1
9. VASAAULAN Vasa kyrkogata 10
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