Music and Opera
Come and study classical music and opera at the Academy of Music and Opera at Mälardalen University, just one hour from the capital city of Stockholm and one and a half hour from Arlanda International Airport! You will be studying in historical premises at Västerås Castle with music coaches of highest international level. Under their expert guidance you will have the opportunity to reach your full potential as an instrumentalist or as a singer. All teachers aim is to enhance every students musical knowledge and instrumental/vocal techniques and skills as well as enhancing and developing their artistic expression towards an increasingly personal and independent approach.
MDU soprano wins prestigious Joel Berglund scholarship
Marta Cecilia Saelöen has won this year’s prestigious Joel Berglund scholarship. She is an opera student at the Academy of Music and Opera at Mälardalen University.about MDU soprano wins prestigious Joel Berglund scholarship
Great success for opera students during the year
Several students on the Chamber Opera Programme at the Academy of Music and Opera at Mälardalen University (MDH) have been recognised for their singing abilities over the past year. In tough competition, they have received prestigious scholarships and have been selected for international opera stages.about Great success for opera students during the year
MDH soprano wins the Swedish Wagner-Sällskapet's prestigious competition
Rebecca Hellbom, opera student at the Academy of Music and Opera at Mälardalen University (MDH), won the Swedish Wagner Sällskapet’s prestigious Bayreuth Scholarship competition.about MDH soprano wins the Swedish Wagner-Sällskapet's prestigious competition
The Chamber Music Program
This is a three-year Bachelor Program for orchestra instruments, voice and piano/organ. You will develop your skills both as a soloist and in chamber music with many opportunities to perform at different venues. As a student at the Chamber Music Program you will have the opportunity of maximizing your creative ability and talent in a supporting and inspiring environment.
The Chamber Opera education at Mälardalen University comprises two years of full-time study, advanced level. It is intended for you who have a passion to perform on stage, conveying opera through your singing. If you wish to develop yourself as a singer in this multifaceted art form, this is the perfect course for you.
Principal Study, continuation course, is a half-time course intended for you who have already qualified as a musician or a teacher at a high level. Here you are given the chance to plan you lessons, together with you main teacher, in a flexible way that suits you daily life. The course consists of individual lessons with your main teacher and individual coaching with pianists and joint lessons.
Faculty members - Academy of Music and Opera at Mälardalen University
The faculty members have extensive and international experience both as musicians and teachers, as well as a wide network of contacts within the field of Music and Opera.
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