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Every year in February, young musicians aged 10-19 gather in Gothenburg Concert Hall to form a symphony orchestra together.

Be a part of the Sports Holiday Orchestra. Every year in February, young musicians aged 10-19 gather in Gothenburg Concert Hall to form a symphony orchestra together.

During the rehearsals, the participants are coached by musicians from the Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra as they become acquainted with the classical symphonic repertoire and develop their skills together. The Sports Holiday Orchestra is a guaranteed energy boost and a great way to meet and get to know other people who also love music. We hope you will join us!

The conductors and artistic leaders are Marjolein Vermeeren, conductor and flautist in the Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, and Ron Davis Alvarez, the Gothenburg-based, award-winning teacher and conductor with assignments all over the world, who is also known as the artistic director for the Side by Side music camp. They make sure that every last detail is fine tuned prior to the grand finale – a concert in the Stora Salen main auditorium!


The Sports Holiday Orchestra 2024

The Sports Holiday Orchestra is aimed at you who have been playing your instrument for a while, and want to continue developing. You can take the opportunity to lead younger fellow musicians if you have progressed a bit further, or the Sportlovsorkester can be a perfect forum for you who want to play in a full symphony orchestra for the first time.

The repertoire is partially adapted to be played by participants of different levels at the same time. Talk to your instrument teacher to see if it’s the right level for you!


  • Information will be released in the autumn.

Score material

  • A link to the sheet music is sent out with the application.
  • If you want to see the sheet music before you apply, send an email to

Course dates

  • Information will be released in the autumn.



  • The course fee is SEK 250.
  • Members of the National Association of Young Musicians, RUM, living in Västra Götaland or Halland pay only SEK 50, the rest is reimbursed by RUM. For questions about RUM membership, contact:
  • The fee is paid via a link that is sent out together with the admission notice.


  • Application opens in the autumn.
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Musicians from Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, professional educators and singers inspire you in the Concert Hall - guaranteed energy injections for children and youth where you get to know even more people who love music.

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