European Union Youth Wind Orchestra 2000
Session and Concert Tour in Portugal
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
phone:(+352) 46253634 or (+352) 4625361
Deadline for the applications: January 31, 2000.
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