PRE-UPPER VOICES CHOIR
EXTRA INFO FOR TEACHERS/GROUP LEADERS
Apply for your participants as a group for a greater chance at getting everyone admitted during the selection process. Also, please help them prepare for camp by practicing the repertoire together.
PRE-UPPER VOICES CHOIR is mainly for youth in junior high. You should be a soprano or alto, of any gender. You have sung in a choir before, have done some singing in parts, and want to develop even further. The track is good preparation for moving up to UPPER VOICES CHOIR or YOUTH CHOIR in a year or so.
Schedules now available for all tracks. Click on the button below to download.
Age: ca 10–13 years
Choir experience: Good
Sheet music reading: Little to no knowledge
Participation fee: 500 SEK/participant
The track starts on Sunday June 18 and ends with Choirs in Concert on Wednesday June 21 around noon.
Participates in the following concerts:
Festival Concert – Tuseday June 20, Scandinavium
Choirs in Concert – Wednesday June 21, Concert Hall
Participants should be very well rehearsed on the sheet music at camp start
24H CLOCK, CEST
09:30-10:30 Registration open, Konserthuset
11:00-12:00 Tutti rehearsal, Vasaparken
12:00-13:00 Lunch, Hvitfeldtska matsal
13:15-14:15 Sectional rehearsal, Betlehemskyrkan
14:45-15:45 Tutti rehearsal, Betlehemskyrkan
16:15-17:15 Tutti rehearsal, Betlehemskyrkan
17:15-18:15 Dinner (only for accommodation), Hvitfeldtska matsal
June 19 09:30-17:00
June 20 10:00-16:30, Including Festival Concert 15:00-16:30
June 21 09:15-13:30, Including Choirs in Concert 12:30-13:30
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.
13 years or older without adult
Child under 13 years with adult
Child under 13 years in camp counselor group
13 years or older with adult
The last application period closed on April 13. Applications for the following year's camp normally open in the late fall.
Adams: Mi´Kmaq Honour Song
Trad: Land of the Silver Birch
Trad. ef Olsson: Den blomstertid nu kommer (arr Cederberg-Orreteg)
Simonsson: Nordic Wolf (arr Tvete Vik)
Pachelbel mfl: Canon/Memories (arr Tvete Vik/Dahlgren)
Coldplay: Sida vid Sida (arr Tvete Vik)
Pourkarim: Laleh in Concert (arr Dahlgren)
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Ida Rosén Hamrå
Ida has worked at GöteborgsOperan since 2009. She is musical director in the Creative department and conductor for the Opera's Children and Youth Choirs, which consists of three choirs with members aged 9–25. Ida is trained in viola and choral conducting at Ljungskile Folk High School, Uppsala University and the Academy of Music and Drama in Gothenburg.
Photo: Tilo Stengel
Adams: Mi´Kmaq Honour Song
Trad: Land of the Silver Birch
More songs will be added.
Birgitta is active in Gothenburg, where she manages a comprehensive choir organisation for children and youths in Härlanda Parish. In 2016 she was named Sweden's Children and Youth Choir Leader of the year and today she is a well received guest conductor throughout the country. Birgitta helped establish El Sistema in Sweden and is one of Side by Side's artistic advisers.
For you who are soprano or alto, of any gender, and about 10-13 years old. You have experience of singing in a choir and are well prepared for camp.
Please read through our information ABOUT EXPRESSION OF INTEREST.
Your camp starts Monday, June 21 and ends Wednesday, June 23.
Open for all voices.
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 Sunday, June 20 and ends Wednesday, June 23.
No slots available.
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. Slots are filled continuously.
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.
For you who are soprano or alto, of any gender, and about 10-13 years old. You have experience of singing in a choir and are well prepared for the camp. Your camp starts on Sunday, June 20 and ends with a concert on Wednesday, June 23.
You could submit your Expression of Interest for PRE-UPPER VOICES CHOIR on December 2–February 7. The admission notice will be sent out during February. 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.
Registration: Saturday 15/6 11.00-13.30
First rehearsal: Saturday 15/6 14.00
Ending concert: Wednesday 19/6 Choirs in Concert
Preliminary finish time: Wednesday 19/6 13.30
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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