Popular Music and Culture: Creative WorkshopSummer Course

Popular Music and Culture: Creative Workshop
Summer Study Tour
Major Discipline(s)
Location: Stockholm
Session 2

Note: Experience in music making or music performance is recommended.

Explore the interaction of popular music and culture today as you dive into the distinct traditions and music scenes of Sweden and Portugal. From folk songs to the global success of ABBA, Aviici, and Swedish House Mafia, what makes Sweden one of the world’s top music exporters today? Increase your understanding of music and explore your talent through creative singing and songwriting exercises in state-of-the-art facilties at the renowned Royal Music School in Stockholm. Traveling to Lisbon we experience first-hand the traditional, soulful fado music as performed in bars and festivals today.


Maria Carlsson

DIS Summer Faculty

M.A. in Music, Royal College of Music, Stockholm, 2017. Professional Swedish singer, performing regularly in solo, band, and vocal group concerts. Vocal teacher and teacher in music and ensemble with 10+ years experience. With DIS since 2017.