Itte Lundgren
Assistant Professor of ear/music theory, Acting Head of Department

Itte Lundgren

Department: Department of Opera
E-mail: itte.lundgren@uniarts.se
Telephone number: +46 8 49 400 440

What do you teach at Uniarts?
I teach music theory at the University College of Opera.

Is there anything in your practice you would like to highlight?
Music theory is the language of music, and as with any language, there are grammatical rules, but also opportunities to express and interpret things in many different ways. Understanding music in a theoretical context also provides opportunities for a deeper understanding of music.

What is important for you as a teacher?
Important for me as a teacher is that my students find the desire to learn more; I want them to be curious about the yet unknown. This enables them to get into a virtuous circle: I can because I think it's fun that I can because I think it's fun to ...

Have you got any advice for those who would like to study at Uniarts?
Get well prepared in all subjects that are included in the programme: language, music theory, movement, etc – and then you can look forward to a tough but joyful education.

What do you do when you are not teaching here at Uniarts?
I am a teacher at other colleges, currently Ersta Sköndal University College and the Royal College of Music.