Entrance exam year 5

During the entrance exam the following are tested: singing voice, musical ear, general musicality. If you proceed to day 3, knowledge of music theory is also assessed.

Prepare in advance for the extrance exam. If you're accompanied accompanied by an adult, like a parent, they wait outside the room while the test is taking place. 

Here, you learn what you will do during the individual test.

The entrance exam takes place at Adolf Fredriks musikklasser, Norrmalm.
Address: Västmannagatan 19 

Compulsory song 1

Nu tändas tusen juleljus, verse 1. You sing a cappella,  without instrumental accompaniment.

Sheet music for Nu tändas tusen juleljus (pdf, 28 kB, new window)

Compulsory song 2

Twinkle, twinkle little star, verse 1. You sing a cappella, without instrumental accompaniment. You should be able to be sung from different starting notes.

More exercises

Song of your choice

A song of your choice, verse 1, is sung a cappella


You listen to different chords which are played on the piano and sings the different tones that are included in the chord (3 and 4 note chords in different inversions)


You copy a melody that is played on the piano.

Follow the piano

A follow-my-leader exercise where you try to sing along with an improvised melody which is played on the piano. Here what is being assessed is flexibility, range and the ability to quickly change and follow a melody which is being played.


You copy a rhythm (by tapping a pen on a table).

Music theory test for applicants to year 5–9

If you're successful in your singing test, you will be invited to a written music theory test. 

  • Invitations will be sent to the email address given in your application, once all the singing tests are completed.
  • The theory test takes place in February, once all the singing tests are completed, at Västmannagatan 19. It is not possible to do the test on another date.
  • If you're not invited to a theory test that means you have not received a high enough score in your singing tests.

Study for the theory test year 5

Use the study guide to prepare for the music theory test.

Study guide for the music theory test for year 5 - in Swedish (pdf, 209 kB, new window)