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European Union Youth Wind Orchestra 2000
Session and Concert Tour in Portugal
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The 10th session of the ''European Union Youth Wind Orchestra'' will take place in Portugal from April 7th-18th, 2000. Since 1989, this high level Orchestra every year gathers the best young musicians of the European Union together in another country. Some musicians from other European countries will also be invited. The next session is organized by the public institution ''Instituto Nacional para o Aproveitamento dos Tempos Livres dos Trabahadores'' (INATEL) and by the European association ''Orchestre d'Harmonie des Jeunes de l'Union Européenne'', Luxembourg. The European Orchestra will meet from April 7th-18th, 2000, for a rehearsal period of seven days in Lissabon, followed by a concert tour in Portugal. As in 1998, the Orchestra will be conducted by the Dutch conductor Jan Cober. Jan Cober is professor of music at the Conservatories in Tilburg, Utrecht and Maastricht. Jan Cober will be assisted by Maestro Francisco Pereira da Costa Ferreira and by Fatima Juvantes Pinto (percussion teacher). The Orchestra performs exclusively original high level works for symphonic band created by European composers. During the 2000 session, some new works created by European composers will be played as a first worldwide performance.
Applications for the 2000 session
All qualified young musicians (professional or music students),
-under 27 years old,
-living in one of the E.U. or EFTA Member-States,
-playing a wind instrument, percussion or stringbass,
are invited to send their application to the European Orchestra for the 2000 session.
Information and applications:
Orchestre d'Harmonie des Jeunes de 'Union Européenne a.s.b.l.
2, rue Sosthène Weis
L-2722 Luxembourg-Grund
phone:(+352) 46253634 or (+352) 4625361
fax:(+352) 471440
e-mail: direction©ugda.al.lu
Deadline for the applications: January 31, 2000.
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