The Malmö Academy of Music offers a creative, stimulating and international educational environment, located at the heart of the growing Öresund region, with Copenhagen and Denmark as our closest neighbour. The Malmö Academy of Music offers study programmes for future professional musicians, church musicians, composers, teachers and researchers. We are also a part of Lund University.
High standard of teaching staff
In addition to teaching, our academic staff also work as professional musicians, many of whom have international careers, and are active in the music and cultural scene. Every year the academy welcomes approximately fifty international guest lecturers.
A lot of teacher-directed learning
The schedules are intense and involve both individual and group lessons. Furthermore, a significant part of the time spent at the academy is comprised of chamber music, ensemble and orchestra practice.
The Malmö Academy of Music has a large global network and actively participates in many international organisations. This gives both our teaching staff and students excellent opportunities for exchange with partner institutions.
The Malmö Academy of Music’s Symphony Orchestra is led by internationally renowned guest conductors during six project weeks per academic year. The repertoire includes baroque, classical, romantic and contemporary music. The Symphony Orchestra and Chamber Orchestra from the Malmö Academy of Music perform annually at the Malmö Live Concert Hall, have a well-established collaboration with Malmö Opera and other venues in the region. Every two years, the Symphony Orchestra goes on an extended tour, which so far has included visits to Poland, Germany, the UK, among other places.
The academy offers students a creative and stimulating study environment. The atmosphere between the teaching staff and the students is engaged, yet relaxed. Students and teaching staff meet daily in the academy’s café for a “fika” and engage themselves in discussions about life and music.
World-class practice facilities
Practice makes perfect! For every five students there is a practice room at the academy, which is a relatively high room ratio. Students are also welcome to practice in teaching rooms after classes are finished. The academy is open sixteen hours a day, also during weekends, and there are always students around to play and socialise with in the friendly atmosphere that characterises the academy.
We also have a students’ union with the primary task to represent the students in all issues addressed at the Faculty of Fine and Performing Arts.