WIND & STRING ORCHESTRA
WIND & STRING ORCHESTRA is mainly for high school youth. The orchestra plays symphony orchestra music as well as music meant for wind orchestras and string orchestras respectively. Here, you get to take on a bigger responsibility for your section and for how the sections work together. You play different kinds of repertoires and further your knowledge of orchestra work.
Schedules now available for all tracks. Click on the button below to download.
Age: ca 13–17 years
Instrument experience: 5–7 years
Orchestra experience: Good
Participation fee: 500 SEK/participant
The track starts on Saturday June 17 and ends with Wind & String in Concert on Tuesday June 20 in the evening.
Participates in the following concerts:
Festival Concert – Tuesday June 20, ScandinaviumWind & String in Concert – Tuesday June 20, Concert Hall
Participants should be well rehearsed on the sheet music at camp start
24H CLOCK, CEST
11:45-13:00 Registration open, Konserthuset
13:30-14:30 Instrument rehearsal, Hvitfeldtska Södra
14:45-16:00 Tutti rehearsal, Elite
16:15-17:15 Sectional rehearsal, Elite
17:30-18:30 Dinner (only for accommodation), Hvitfeldtska matsal
June 18 10:00-17:00
June 19 09:00-17:00
June 20 10:45-20:15 Including Festival Concert 15:00-16:30 and Wind & String in Concert 19:30-20:15
13 years or older without adult
Child under 13 years with adult
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.
Holst: First Suite in Eb for Military Band: 3 March
Erickson: Air for Band
Van der Roost: A Highland Rapsody
Sibelius: Andante Festivo
Saint-Saëns: Danse Baccanale (arr Hoffman)
Dvorak: Slavonic Dance (arr Stone)
Ginastera: Estancia: 1 Los Trabajadores Agrícolas
Staern: En strimma hav (world premiere)
Pachelbel mfl: Canon/Memories (arr Tvete Vik/Dahlgren)
Toprak: Captain Marvel
More songs will be added.
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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 older participants. She has been a Side by Side conductor since 2020 and is the principal conductor at WIND & STRING ORCHESTRA.
Photo: Francis Löfvenholm
Terje is a violinist from Norway and since 2009 he is the first chair for Violin 2 in Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra. He is also the concertmaster in BAGS, Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra's ownbaroque ensemble. Terje has led WIND & STRING ORCHESTRA in their string orchestra repertoaire since Side by Side 2022.
Photo: Anna Hult
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