Konsert. Blåsinstrument. Linköpings Akademiska Orkester, Linköpings universitetLinköping Academic Orchestra, LAO, is the university's own symphony orchestra. The orchestra is open for students and employees at LiU. Our rehearsals take place in Musicum at campus Valla on Wednesday evenings 18.30-21.00. The orchestra gives concerts with varying repertoire, both on its own and in cooperation with soloists, other orchestras or choirs.

Artistic director

Linköping Academic Orchestra is conducted by Merete Ellegaard, who is a highly educated and experienced conductor. She is the orchestra's artistic director and as such she’s responsible for the development of the orchestras repertoire, cooperation with our inspiring instrumental coaches and soloists.
Read more about Merete Ellegaard

Course in Symphonic Orchestra Performance, 30 credits

After acceptance to the orchestra by audition you can also choose to participate in ”Orkesterspel 30 credits", which gives 7.5 credits per semester. The course is open to those who have general qualifications for university studies and have qualified for the orchestra after an audition. (However, you don’t have to take the course to be a member of the orchestra.)

Are you interested in joining the orchestra or do you want more information about our course? Please contact Merete Ellegaard.