Registration for the Göteborg International Organ Academy 2019
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By submitting the registration, you confirm to have read and understood the practical information below.
Please note that you should save the form on your computer before mailing it. It might be a good idea to do a little test beforehand: download the form, fill in a few lines and save it under another name. Open it and check whether the information you filled in has been saved correctly or not.
When you are done with the form, save it, mail it to firstname.lastname@example.org with a copy to yourself.
We look forward to your registration!
We strongly advise all participants to like our Facebook-page for staying updated and connected with everything that happens during the Academy:
Information about admission fees at the Festival’s concerts and workshops / lectures, etc. will be included in the program overview. Some of the concerts are free of charge. For Academy participants, entrance to all concerts and other events in the Festival is free. Tickets can only be purchased at the door. You can pay with credit card or via Swish no. 123 166 80 60. Payment in cash is not possible.
Acceptance of Participants
All applicants to the Organ Academy will be accepted. Please note, however, that the number of active workshop participants is limited. If you would like to be an active participant, you must fill in a curriculum vitae form when registering. The workshop leaders will select the active participants, who will be notified. Auditions may be held or recordings requested if necessary for the selection process. Those who are not accepted as active participants will automatically be accepted as observers.
Participant’s fee for participation in the Organ Academy (Friday 12 through Sunday 21 October): 3,000 SEK (students 2,000 SEK). The fee covers all events during the Academy.
It is also possible to participate by attending only the first weekend (Friday 12 through Sunday 14 October), the week programme (Monday 15 October through Friday 19 October) or the second weekend (Friday 19 through Sunday 21 October). The fees for these options are:
11 through 13 October: 800 SEK (students 600 SEK).
14 through 18 October: 2,000 SEK (students 1,250 SEK).
19 through 20 October: 800 SEK (students 600 SEK).
The fee covers all events during the option’s period.
Accommodation costs are not included in the course fee.
Also, day passes are available. A day pass gives you access to all Academy events for one day, including the morning workshops and afternoon seminars (where you may participate as an observer). Please, contact us by e-mail email@example.com if you want to order one or more day passes.
Pay via PayPal or Charge Card at the bottom of this page.
Cancellation and Refunds
Participants cancelling prior to September 15 will receive a full refund. After September 15, participants will receive a full refund minus a fee of SEK 500.
Please check the Swedish visa regulations concerning your country when making your travel arrangements. Information can be obtained from your nearest Swedish Embassy or Consulate, or from your travel agency.
The Organ Academy Office does not book hotel rooms for participants. It is up to the individual to make the necessary reservations. Since everyone who applies to the academy will be accepted, you can make your hotel reservation as soon as you have decided to attend. You should book your room as soon as possible!
The internet offers many hotel options, when you search for “hotel Göteborg.” By searching for “youth hostel Göteborg,” you can find a number of youth hostels. Basically, the websites that you will find are in Swedish, but if you click on the “language” flag in the top menu bar and change that into English, you will get a translation.
We recommend the following options for accommodation:
City Lägenhetshotell (apartment hotel with basic accomodation)
Mölndalsvägen 17, SE-412 63 Göteborg www.citylagenhetshotell.com
Phone: +46-(0)31-40 19 11, fax +46-(0)31-313 48 58, cell phone: +46 (0) 709-359294.
Hotel Lorensberg (three-star)
Berzeliigatan 15, SE-412 53 Göteborg www.hotel-lorensberg.se
Phone: +46-(0)31-81 06 00, fax: +46-(0)31-20 50 73.
Centrally located rooms near the Academy of Music and Drama.
The Organ Academy Information Office
The Information Office will be open during specified hours, and will be happy to answer all your questions about the Academy. The main office is located at the Academy of Music and Drama (Artisten). Artisten is in the middle of the city (street address: Fågelsången 1), near Götaplatsen, where the Concert Hall, the Art Museum and the City Theater are located.
Please register at the Office directly upon arrival to receive your program along with your participant’s card, which gives you access to all of the Academy events.
Opening hours during the first weekend
Friday, October 20: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and 2.00 – 4.30 pm (at Artisten, entrance hall, for registration)
Saturday, October 21: 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. (please note, different location: Örgryte Parish House, Herrgårdsgatan 2)
Sunday, October 22: 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. (at Artisten, entrance hall)
The offical language of the Academy is English.
Private sound and video recordings of Organ Academy recitals are not allowed. (Recordings may be made by the Organ Academy staff and by Swedish Radio and Swedish Television).
Neither the University of Gothenburg (Academy of Music and Drama) nor the Göteborg International Organ Academy Association is responsible for any financial consequences due to loss, theft, illness, accident, etc. We advise participants to make appropriate insurance arrangements.
The Academy programme may be subject to changes.
On request, each participant will receive a certificate of participation.
How to Reach Us
Göteborg International Organ Academy
c/o Academy of Music and Drama, University of Gothenburg, Box 210, SE-405 30 Göteborg, Sweden
Telephone +46 704 05 34 49
Project leader of the Organ Academy
Lars Storm firstname.lastname@example.org