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Jeunesses Musicales Internationales takes part in the European Development Days 2015, 3-4 June 2015, Brussels

Jeunesses Musicales Internationales, in collaboration with Africalia, organises a 'project lab' panel to debate on the subject of "Culture, pillar of Development Cooperation" on Thursday the 4th of June at 2.15pm at Tour&Taxis in Brussels.

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The subject of « culture and development » will be highlighted by concrete examples of programmes and practices and focuses on 3 themes: Youth and education in arts and cultural matters ; Freedom of expression through arts and culture ; the role of diaspora in the cultural development in host countries and countries of origin.

The subject will be discussed by a panel of experts, including: Blasko Smilevski (JMI), Frédéric Jacquemin (Africalia), Sofie Leferink (HIVOS), Peter Rorvik (Arterial Network), Ken N’Diaye (L’Horloge du Sud) et Billy Kalonji (Mwinda Kitoko). Moderator: Stefaan Anrys (MO*).

Participation in this event is free of charge, but timely subscription is obligatory, which you must do through the official website of the event :

Final deadline for subscription is on Monday 25th of May 2015.

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European Academy for Choral Conductors

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The Academy with Ragnar Rasmussen (Norway) will be dedicatedto "Bach &
Scandinavia – Understanding the music of our times through the study of Bach'slmusic" and will focus on important works by J.S. Bach, P. Nørgard, S.D.Sandström, K. Nystedt, J. Mäntijärvi and others.

Deadline for applications is 31/5/2015!

Further information here.



5th European Forum on Music, Riga, 2015


Rather than just hearing about new technologies, markets or ways on how to improve an artist's visibility through digital means, participants of the EMC's 5th European Forum on Music, co-hosted by the Latvian Music Council, will discuss the synergies between the digital world and 'real life'.

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Third edition of the European Day of Early Music

logo20REMA20EU20Day20of20EM20petit 1The third edition of the European Day of Early Music took place on 21 March 2015. Over 120 events were organised on that day. Concerts were streamed live online and was launched!

Read a report about the event:

2015 Euroradio Jazz Competition

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The five winners of the semi-finals of the 2015 EURORADIO Jazz Competition are...


Eight New NAMM Board Members Elected at the 2015 NAMM Show

Carlsbad, CA, January 24, 2015—At its Annual Meeting of Members, held January 24 during the 2015 NAMM Show, the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) named eight new music industry professionals to its board of directors. The NAMM Board provides leadership, counsel and direction to NAMM, the NAMM Foundation, and the global music products industry.


International Competition for Young Choral Conductors deadline extended

concorso di direzioneThe deadline for applications to participate in the 8th edition of the International Competition for Young Choral Conductors has been extended to January 15th 2015.

The Competition which will be held in Turin, Italy from May 28th to June 1st, 2015, is organised by Feniarco and ACP in collaboration with IMC member Europa Cantat (European Choral Association).

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“What Music Means To Me” Brings Multi-Media Exploration of Music’s Significance to the NAMM Museum of Making Music

Carlsbad, Calif. (Nov. 11, 2014) - Combining moving testimonials, original photographs and audience participation, the NAMM Museum of Making Music unveils "What Music Means to Me" its most personal and interactive exhibit yet. Inspired by Richard Rejino's multifaceted project of the same name, "What Music Means to Me" opens up a channel where music makers—amateur, accomplished or aspiring—can communicate the power of music in their lives. Patrons are invited to view, listen and contribute to the experiential exhibition, which opens on December 12, 2014 and runs through August 2015.

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World Choral Day on December 7th 2014

Celebrated every year on and around December 7th, World Choral Day is an international choral event to extol the values of solidarity, peace and understanding.

It only takes a few minutes to register your event for the World Choral Day, share in the power of choral music around the globe, and unite with other choirs around the world!

Choral music for peace,
Choral music for friendship,
Choral music for artistic passion, and
Choral music for connecting our choral world!

Do you have a choral concert in December 2014?

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