Application materials

Orkester Norden application period 2021 is now finished!

Thank you everyone who applied and sent their audition videos to us. Results will be emailed to every applicant in March. 

Audition materials available now


Orkester Norden is a symphony orchestra for young musicians who are 15 to 26 years old when the orchestra meets. You can join if you are a student at a conservatory in Scandinavia or the Baltic States, or if you are a citizen of one of these countries and attend a conservatory in another country. 

Keep in mind that even if you do not meet all the eligibility criterias, we still encourage you to apply.
You will be considered for any potential vacancies in the orchestra.

Wednesday 2.12.2020 – Wednesday 17.2.2021

How to apply: 

Get your audition materials from the link above
Fill in the application form below. 
You will receive an email with the link to the video audition program (no earlier than around 7.1.2021). 

You have till 17.2.2021 to complete you videos! 

Hope to see you in Lahti 2021!!! 

Next application period starts in NOvember 2021

Facts about ON 2021

Participation in ON ’21 is free and travel during the course/concert tour is included.
We provide daily meals and shared hostel rooms. More practical info will be sent to you if you get an invitation to the orchestra.

NOTE: You must pay your own travel to and from Lahti/Finland (or return travel cost from the last destination of the tour). 

Keep in mind that you can apply your local Lions Club for a travel grant.
About the travel grant, contact the local Lions Club first.
For more information about the travel grant you can contact Lions ON Coordinator in the Nordic countries:

Nordic NSR Coordinator, PID Tapani Rahko

Sweden: Martin Enqvist
Norway: Franzie Lerch
Denmark: Karl Jacobsen
Finland: Erkki Voutilainen
Iceland: Jón Pálmason