2024-2025

Global

Songwriters

Program

Expand your international network, work with leads from the global music industry and take a deep dive into developing your songwriting skills during this exclusive program.

Application deadline is June 16th

WHEN

Autumn 24 Course

Sept 18th - Dec 13th

Spring 25 Course

March 5th - May 30st

Enroll in either the autumn course, the spring course, or both. Discover more about the course contents and tuition fees below.

WHERE

The city of Örnsköldsvik, Sweden, located at the heart of the UNESCO World Heritage site known as the High Coast.

To learn more about the High Coast visit www.hogakusten.com

ABOUT THE PROGRAM

At the Global Songwriters Program you will be working with real leads from the global music industry, have the opportunity to show your work to music business representatives and be given personal feedback and possible pitching opportunities. It will provide you with invaluable tools to take your professional life as a songwriter and music creator to the next level.


With unlimited access to a shared music studio, you get time for creation and creativity for yourself or together with some of all the other hitmakers in the house.

As an international student you will be working primarily with the international team but also alongside our students at Musikmakarna, Dreamhill Music and Songwriting for an International Market. You’ll be able to interact with them on a daily basis and you will also be working with them on a few select projects within this course.

During the course you get to combine theoretical knowledge with practical creation. This includes copyright issues, entrepreneurship and business, creative assignments in songwriting, music production, composition and a number of exciting songwriting camps.

Upon completion of your studies you will be awarded a Graduation Diploma from the school.

Autumn Course

In the Autumn Course, you will jo our High Coast Songwriting Camp, featuring exclusively invited guests from around the globe. This inspiring camp takes place on the picturesque island of Ulvön from October 7-11, offering a unique opportunity to collaborate and create in a stunning setting.

Spring Course

The Spring Course includes a dynamic field trip to Stockholm, where you'll have the chance to write music alongside professional songwriters from the Swedish music industry. Additionally, you’ll visit and meet with leading music labels, publishers, and other key companies in the Stockholm music scene. The specific dates for this enriching experience will be set at the beginning of 2025.

Equipment

Each international student will have full 24/7 access to the school and will be assigned a music studio to share with another student. Every studio will be equipped with a microphone, a midi keyboard, an audio interface and studio speakers. We expect you to bring your own computer, headphones and, if you want to, any personal instruments or additional studio equipment.

 

Accommodations in Örnsköldsvik

We can suggest possible accommodations close to the school. Please let us know if you want help to find a shared accommodation or a place for single stay.


Communications

  • By car: 560 km north of Stockholm.
  • By train: Approx. 5 hrs from Stockholm Central station.
  • By flight: Approx. 1 hrs flight to Gideå Airport from Stockholm Arlanda.


Tuition fee

Autumn course - 59 000 SEK

Spring course – 59 000 SEK

Both courses - 106 200 SEK (10% OFF)


Including Registration Fee of 8,000 SEK *


Payment Options

Full Payment: You can choose to pay the full tuition amount upfront. This is a simple and straightforward way to settle your fees, ensuring you are fully enrolled without any installment complexities.


Installment Plan: We also offer an installment plan where you can divide the tuition fee into more manageable payments spread across the duration of the course. Details regarding the number of installments and their due dates will be provided upon acceptance.


* Please note, the registration fee of 8,000 SEK is due within 14 days of admission and is paid separate from the remaining tuition fee. Both payment options are inclusive of VAT for private payers and exclusive of VAT for corporate invoicing.


Subjects include

  • Creative Writing
  • Lyric & Melody
  • Popular Music Composition and Music Production
  • Mixing and Mastering
  • Music rights

Qualifications

  • English proficiency (verbal/written)
  • Demonstrable songwriting and music production skills.
  • Experience or educational background in music.
  • A will and openness to work with other songwriters as the program is heavily based on co-writing.

Number of seats

  • We will accept twelve students for the autumn course and twelve for the spring course.

Application deadline is June 16th

Price

Participating fee for 3 months:

SEK 49 000:-

(approximately EUR €4387 / USD $4708, depending on currency rates)

How to apply

Send in your application here.

 

If you have any questions, feel free to email 

ulla@musikmakarna.se

Tel: +46 709 370133 

Application deadline 

Tuesday January 31st

 

Make sure that you have relevant insurance for staying in Sweden for 3 months and, if needed, a 3 months Visa. 

Welcome with your application!

You will get a quick response from us in order to speed up the process!

Questions about the program?

Oscar Sundelin

Global Songwriters Program Manager

Meet Oscar Sundelin, the dedicated Program Manager for the Global Songwriters program.

With a rich background in music and cultural entrepreneurship, Oscar brings a wealth of experience and a deep passion for nurturing emerging talent in the songwriting industry. He is committed to providing a supportive and inspiring environment for all participants.

If you have any questions regarding the program, the application process, or any other inquiries, please feel free to contact him at his email: oscar@musikmakarna.se.

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