Author Archives: Maxine Lee-Morath

Vocational Visit in Uppsala

After wandering the streets of Uppsala I eventually found the Music Building of the University, only to find the door was locked! Luckily someone came out a side door and I managed to get inside! I spent the morning observing … Continue reading

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Vocational Visit in Taby

On the 24th of May I was lucky enough to be invited into a rehearsal of the Royal Military Orchestra. The Military has a number of ensembles all for different occasions, and their orchestras and bands often play at community … Continue reading

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Vocational Visit in Stockholm City

I was collected bright and early by Thomas Schoenberg, an accomplished cellist and performer and headmaster of the Lidingo Music School, which provides experienced classroom and instrumental music teachers to schools and individuals (for a fee). Throughout the day I … Continue reading

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Vocational Day in Jarfalla

May 19th was a busy day.. My first stop was at the Jarfalla Office of Cultural Affairs. The office is in charge of organising cultural/arts activities in the community and also within schools. They provide opportunities for schools to have … Continue reading

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Thursday 19th and Friday 20th May

Thursday was our last day in Upplands Bro, and we all spent it on Vocational visits. That evening, we attended our farewell dinner and gave a presentation to the Upplands Bro Rotary Club. Baking Pavlova for each farewell has become … Continue reading

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Järfälla – 18th May

Wednesday 18th May began with a visit to the Järfälla City Hall, where we were greeted by Chairwoman Anita Mickos.  Anita showed us the Council Chambers and gave us an overview of the workings of the Municipality. We then met … Continue reading

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Wednesday 11th – Maxine’s Vocational Visit

I was picked up by Sune Lofgren, the principal of the Enkoping Music and Culture School, or Kulturskolan. This school provides music education to all ages in conjunction with other schools in the community, as well as running dance and … Continue reading

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