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.
How to apply 2019
Application period for summer 2019 in now closed. Thank you for all the one who applied. We received altogether 160 applications and 73 musician got selected!
Summer 2020 application instructions and application forms are available on this site from September 2019 onwards.
Facts about ON 2019
Participation in ON ’19 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.
You must pay your own travel to and from Lahti/Finland.
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:
Denmark, Finn Jörgensen, FinnogMette@stofanet.dk
Finland, Erkki Voutilainen, firstname.lastname@example.org
Iceland, Gerdur Jonsdottir, email@example.com
Norway, Erik Evang, firstname.lastname@example.org
Sweden, Finn Bangsgaard, email@example.com