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JM Jazz World Orchestra: Looking For This Year's Big Band!

JM Jazz World Orchestra: Looking For This Year's Big Band! | JMI Network | Scoop.it

The JM Jazz World Orchestra is going to Norway this year between 27 July and 4 August! Get ready for one week of good jazzy fun together with top young international jazz musicians and performances at the Kongsberg Jazz Festival and others to be announced. The festival headlines this year stars like Chick Corea, Joshua Redman and Dave Holland!

 

Under the musical leadership of Erlend Skomsvoll, 16 young jazz musicians will form the 2014 orchestra. Skomsvoll is a Norwegian jazz musician, band leader, composer, producer and arranger. He is internationally acclaimed for his big band collaborations with Chick Corea, Pat Metheny and many others.

 

The JM Jazz World Orchestra is looking for talented musicians between the ages of 18 to 26. We are looking for the following instrumentation: saxophones, trombones, trumpets, horns, tuba, guitar, bass, drums, piano and vocals.

 

Deadline for applications: 11 April 2014.

 

GO TO APPLICATION FORM:

https://podio.com/webforms/6886143/531246

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CREATIVE EUROPE (2014-2020) Culture Sub-programme:EAC/S16/2013 : European cooperation projects

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CREATIVE EUROPE (2014-2020)  Culture Sub-programme  Calls for proposals :  EAC/S16/2013 : European cooperation projects Priorities of the Culture Sub-programme The priorities of the Culture Sub-pro...

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Deadline: First Wednesday of March 2014


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MEDIA - EACEA/33/2012 TV Broadcasting

MEDIA - EACEA/33/2012 TV Broadcasting | JMI Network | Scoop.it

Call EACEA/33/2012 TV Broadcasting 

The audiovisual work proposed must be an independent European television production (fiction, animation or creative documentary) involving the participation of at least three broadcasting companies from several Member States of the European Union or countries participating in the MEDIA 2007 programme.

The application must be submitted at the latest on the first day of principal photography.

The maximum duration of the projects is 30 or 42 (in the case of series) months.

institutional productions to promote a specific organisation or its activities.

Support for television broadcasting.

DEADLINES: 10/12/2012 03/06/2013


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JM Spain: Concurso Permanente 2014

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JM Spain's Annual Contest for Young Performers is open to any musician residing in Spain up to the age of 24 years old. The headquarters of the competition is shifting as the various calls are received by local associations of Jeunesses Musicales Spain selected by the General Assembly.

 

Barcelona,  24-27 April 2014 (deadline for registrations: 23/03/2014)

    •    Strings
    •    Guitar

Torroella de Montgrí, 20-23 November 2014 (deadline for registrations: 19/10/2014)    

    •    Piano
    •    Claves- organ
    •    Accordion

 

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http://www.jmspain.org/concurso-permanente/convocatorias-2014-2015/

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JM SPAIN: Convocatorias 2014 - 2015

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El Concurso Permanente de Jóvenes Intérpretes se divide en 11 modalidades agrupadas en cuatro convocatorias durante el bienio 2014/2015.

 

La sede del Concurso es itinerante ya que las diferentes convocatorias son acogidas por las asociaciones locales de Juventudes Musicales seleccionadas por la Asamblea General. Las convocatorias para este próximo bienio son:

 

- 81 convocatoria

Barcelona,  24-27 abril 2014 (límite de inscripción: 23/03/2014)

CuerdaGuitarra

 

- 82 convocatoria

Torroella de Montgrí, 20-23 noviembre 2014 (límite de inscripción: 19/10/2014)

PianoClave- órganoAcordeón

 

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http://www.jmspain.org/concurso-permanente/convocatorias-2014-2015/

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JM CANADA: La Semaine De La Musique

JM CANADA: La Semaine De La Musique | JMI Network | Scoop.it
De nombreuses activités gratuites tout au long de la semaine
Du 1er au 9 mars, c’est 12 ateliers et 2 représentations de notre nouveauté L'histoire de Babar qui se succéderont à la Maison des JMC, 305 avenue du Mont-Royal Est à Montréal. 

La semaine de relâche scolaire s’annonce encore une fois des plus animées avec la 10e édition de laSemaine de la musique JMC, présentée par BMO Groupe Financier. Cet événement annuel est organisé par les Jeunesses Musicales du Canada (JMC), en collaboration avec le réseau Accès culture Montréal.

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JM BELGIUM: Fédération des Jeunesses Musicales Wallonie-Bruxelles - Newsletter Frévrier 2014

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Ethno Sweden Nominated at Two Swedish Folk Music Awards

Ethno Sweden Nominated at Two Swedish Folk Music Awards | JMI Network | Scoop.it

The 5th Folk & World Music Gala of Sweden will take place in Umeå on the 21st of February. We’re proud to announce Ethno Sweden has received a nomination at the “Crossover Project of the Year” (Årets Tvärspel) category. On the same day but in Borlänge, the first ever Dalecarlia Music Awards will take place and Ethno Sweden was nominated at the “Folk Music Project of the Year”.

 

It’s a reassuring start for Ethno Sweden in 2014, a great honour and a well deserved recognition for its huge work with young musicians and traditional music in the past 25 years! We’ll keep you posted.

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UGANDA: Registrations Open for DOADOA 2014

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The third edition of DOADOA – the East African Performing Arts Market – will be held from 6th to 10th of May 2014 in Jinja, Uganda.DOADOA is a joint initiative of a number of leading creative entrepreneurs in East Africa – Bayimba Foundation (Uganda), Sarakasi Trust (Kenya), Phat! Entertainment (Kenya), Ketebul Music (Kenya), Busara Promotions (Tanzania), Caravan Records (Tanzania), KigaliUp! (Rwanda), Selam Music (Ethiopia) – that have joined forces to develop the market for performing arts in East Africa and unlock the potential of the East African creative industry by providing an annual platform for professional networking and mutual learning, bringing together various stakeholders in the creative industry to link people, organizations, businesses, knowledge and technology.

DOADOA gives stakeholders in the music industry (e.g. musicians, music producers, music promoters, managers and music festivals), but also of other performing arts professionals (such as drama and dance) the opportunity to exchange knowledge and experience, to network and learn. There will be conferences, discussions, seminars and practical training workshops by experts from the regional and international industry as well as informal networking sessions, mentorship opportunities and showcases by selected artists. Following a successful second edition, about 300 professionals are expected to join for the third edition of DOADOA. The programme will be online as soon as experts, panellists and tutors have been confirmed.

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Bayimba Foundation (Uganda), Sarakasi Trust (Kenya) are national members of the JMI network.
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JM FRANCE: Présentation de saison 14 + 15 @ Carré Belle-Feuille, à Boulogne-Billancourt les 11 et 12 janvier 2014

JM FRANCE:  Présentation de saison 14 + 15 @ Carré Belle-Feuille, à Boulogne-Billancourt les 11 et 12 janvier 2014 | JMI Network | Scoop.it

La présentation de saison 14 + 15 des JMF aura lieu les samedi 11 et dimanche 12 janvier 2014 au Carré Belle-Feuille à Boulogne-Billancourt.

Ce grand rendez-vous annuel du réseau rassemble quatre cents participants : délégués JMF, partenaires, acteurs culturels, artistes..., qui se retrouvent pendant deux jours pour découvrir un avant-goût des propositions artistiques de la saison à venir avec, le temps d’un extrait (de dix à quinze minutes), une sélection d'une quinzaine de spectacles présentée sur scène par les artistes. Cet événement permet aux personnes présentes de préparer des choix de spectacles en vue de la diffusion sur le territoire pour l’année à venir. La présentation de saison est une occasion unique d’échanger et de découvrir un panel représentatif de l’offre musicale jeune public de l’année.

 

INFOS

Samedi 11 janvier 2014 : 14h-18h30 / 20h30-22h30
Dimanche 12 janvier 2014 : 13h30-16h30

 

CARRE BELLE-FEUILLE
60 rue de la Belle Feuille
92100 Boulogne-Billancourt
M° Marcel Sembat (ligne n°9)

 

Entrée gratuite, ouverte au public, dans la limite des places disponibles.

 

Confirmation indispensable avant le 8 janvier 2014 auprès de

Clélia Cortesi > ccortesi@lesjmf.org / 01 44 61 86 80

 

Télécharger le carton d'invitation:

http://www.lesjmf.org/ckfinder/userfiles/files/invit_sans_coupes.pdf

 

Télécharger le programme

http://www.lesjmf.org/ckfinder/userfiles/files/Programme%20Pre%CC%81sentation%20de%20saison%20JMF%202014-2015.pdf

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JM France's Showcase is the largest annual gathering of the local and regional organizations in the French network. Each year in January, the JMF organizations and their partners meet up for two days in Paris for a foretaste of the artistic productions lined up for the next season, through the presentation of a selection of 15-minutes extracts performed live on stage by the artists.

With nearly four hundred participants, this event is an opportunity for many discussions and to discover a representative sample of the music offer for young audiences in France over the next year.

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JM KENYA (Sarakasi Trust): Meet Marion Van Dijck

JM KENYA (Sarakasi Trust): Meet Marion Van Dijck | JMI Network | Scoop.it

Her name is Marion Van Dijck and very little is known of her. She is the face behind the popular Kenyan dancing troupe Sarakasi and is the Co-founder and Managing Director of Sarakasi Trust.

 

The trust was founded with the aim of reaching out to talented youth in Kenya especially in the arts and aside from aiding the youth it has been responsible for major successful events including the recently themed' Kenya@50' event held at the Arboretum park last December.

 

Find out more about Marion, the Trust and other useful information she revealed to Vibe Weekly from the interview:

http://vibeweekly.com/features/501-meet-the-brain-behind-the-popular-sarakasi-trust-in-kenya-marion-van-dijck

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Sarakasi Trust became a national member organization of Jeunesses Musicales International (JMI) in 2007.

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Creative Europe programme: easier access to funding

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Artists and cultural professionals facing financial difficulties in today's harsh economic climate will be able to get funding more easily thanks to a new loan-guarantee facility set up as part of the Creative Europe programme agreed by Parliament...

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With a budget of over €1.4 billion, the programme will promote the mobility of artists and the distribution of European audiovisual works. It will bring together and reorganise the existing Culture, MEDIA and MEDIA Mundus programmes and will run from 2014 to 2020
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CREATIVE EUROPE (2014-2020) Culture Sub-programme: EAC/S18/2013 - European networks

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CREATIVE EUROPE (2014-2020)  Culture Sub-programme  Calls for proposals :  Call for proposal: EAC/S18/2013 - European networks Priorities of the Culture Sub-programme The priorities of the Culture ...

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Deadline: Third Wednesday of March 2014

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EACEA/05/2014 - Civil Society Cooperation - EACEA - European Commission

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EACEA/05/2014 - Civil Society Cooperation - Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency

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REMINDER DEADLINE 17/03/2014

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JMI: YO! Fest 2014 Emerging Bands Contest

JMI: YO! Fest 2014 Emerging Bands Contest | JMI Network | Scoop.it

The YO! Fest Emerging Bands Contest (EBC) is now open to all European bands with musicians between the ages of 16 and 25. They have the chance to open for Puggy (BE), Le Fanfare en Petard (FR), DJ Falcon (FR) and Riva Starr (IT) in Strasbourg at YO! Fest 2014, which runs from the 9th to the 11th of May 2014.

 

There are four gig spots up for grabs, two main stage gigs in front of thousands of people in the heart of Europe and two gigs in the YO!Village during the day. Bands must submit their entries by 14th April via the official YO!Fest EBC website and will be notified by the 18th of April whether they will be going to Strasbourg or not. 

 

YO!Fest is now in it's 5th edition and will take place this year in Strasbourg(France). YO!Fest is the annual youth festival organised by the EuropeanYouth Forum that combines politics, debates and workshops with live music and a variety of artistic performances, creating the perfect mix for an enjoyable and meaningful experience.

 

Deadline: 13 April.

 

To enter the competition and for more info visit the official YO!Fest EBC website: www.yofestebc.eu

 

The YO!Fest EBC is a partnership between the European Youth Forum (EYF) and Jeunesses Musicales International (JMI) in the framework of European Youth Event with the support of the City of Strasbourg.    

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JM Romania: 5th International Conducting Competition 2014

JM Romania: 5th International Conducting Competition 2014 | JMI Network | Scoop.it

The 5th edition of the International Conducting Competition Bucharest Jeunesses Musicales, will take place between 1-5 September 2014, at the Romanian Atheneum. Not by mistake, the official orchestra of the competition is the George Enescu Philharmonic Orchestra, the same that will perform on 6th September, together with two internationally renowned soloists: Luiza Borac (piano – 1st Prize at the George Enescu International Festival in 1991) and Alexandru Tomescu (violin - 1st Prize at the George Enescu International Festival in 1999) and the three finalists of the competition.

 

The contest is open to all young conductors of all nationalities, age 35 or less, born after September 1st, 1979. The deadline for submission of the application form and related documents is July 1st, 2014. The number of participants admitted to the first stage of the competition will be limited to a maximum of 50 competitors. Four prizes will be offered to the winners. The jury will also award as prize commitments to conduct Philharmonic Orchestras in Romania and abroad. The Special Prize will go to the three finalists, who will have the honor to conduct the Opening Concert for the “George Enescu” International Festival, on 6th September.

 

Download the application form here. : http://www.bucharestcompetition.ro/en/

 

The project is affiliated to the “George Enescu” International Competition 

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JM NORWAY: MOVE 2014

Interessert i musikk eller foto/video? Lyst til å oppleve et fantastisk, nytt land og gjøre en forskjell? Musikk og Ungdom og Fredskorpset søker 8 prosjektdeltakere i alderen 18-25 år til MOVE, et 12 måneders frivillig engasjement fra august 2014, hvorav 10 måneder hos Music Crossroads Malawi eller Music Crossroads Mosambik. Du vil få være med å utvikle våre søsterorganisasjoner i det sørlige Afrika som driver festivaler, kor, studio, musikklærerutdanning og mye annet gøy. I tillegg vil du vil få kursing og oppfølging fra både oss i Norge og staben i Music Crossroads. Arbeidet er ikke lønnet, men alle utgifter til reise, språkkurs, opphold og mat er dekket. Det er en fordel, men ingen forutsetning, om du spiller et instrument eller driver med fotografi/video fra før.

 

Arbeidsoppgavene blir tilpasset din bakgrunn, kunnskaper og ønsker, men kan for eksempel være:

MusikkundervisningLage og redigere videosnutterStudio/teknikerarbeidDirigent for lokale barne- og ungdomskorLære bort enkel PC-bruk og notelesningSette opp og gjennomføre konserter, festivaler, workshoper etc.PR, foto, video og annet informasjonsarbeidInformasjonsarbeid i Norge etter endt opphold

 

Du må:

være mellom 18 og 25 år gammelha interesse for musikkvære selvstendig og åpen for en annerledes kultur

 

Det er fint om du:

kan spille et instrument, dirigere, skru lyd eller filme og redigere videohar erfaring med å planlegge og gjennomføre arrangementerhar interesse for og kunnskaper om sørlige Afrikakan snakke brukbart engelsk eller portugisisk

 

Du får:                       

Et ferdig opplegg med veiledere, kurs, språkundervisning etc. som hjelper til både før, under og etter oppholdetAlle utgifter dekket, inklusive reise tur/returVerdifull erfaring med musikk og arbeid i utviklingslandOpplevelser og venner du aldri vil glemme og verdifull, internasjonal erfaring.

 

Spørsmål kan rettes til Eivind Løvdal, tlf. 91680342 / 22005670, og interesserte bes sende en kortfattet søknad og CV innen 1. mai til eivind@musikkogungdom.no

 

Musikk og Ungdom er den norske seksjonen av Jeunesses Musicales International, verdens største internasjonale nettverk for unge musikere. Musikk og Ungdoms formål er å gi unge mennesker tilgang til et internasjonalt musikkliv, og gjennom musikalsk utfoldelse og utveksling skape engasjement, musikkglede og global kulturforståelse.

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JM INTERNATIONAL: Work Placement Scheme - Apply NOW!

JM INTERNATIONAL: Work Placement Scheme - Apply NOW! | JMI Network | Scoop.it

Make Music! Be Heard! Placement Scheme

 

Young people involved in music in Europe today have much to offer the music sector, yet their voice is often not heard! This project seeks to give young people the know-how and confidence to make a stand for their needs and rights, whilst at the same time help the ‘older generation’ recognise the benefits of including young people in all aspects of an organisation’s activity.

 

In the frame of the project, 7 young people from across Europe will be given the opportunity to undertake a week long work experience placement with one of the MM!BH! project partners: European Music Council (Germany), International Music Council (France), Flanders Music Centre (Belgium), Jeunesses Musicales International (Belgium), Scottish Music Centre (UK), Zebrock (France), European Choral Association - Europa Cantat (Germany).

 

If you’re a student, young music professional, or simply a lover of all things music related aged 18-30, then this the scheme for you! This is your chance to gain an insight into the reality of working in the music sector, with opportunities at the host organisations including PR and communication, music education, event management, office adminitration, cultural policy, project management etc.

 

Successful applicants will receive a grant covering travel to the host organisation, local travel, accommodation and meals for the duration of the placement.

Jeunesses Musicales International

View placement description:

http://www.emc-imc.org/fileadmin/user_upload/WGY/PlacementDesign_JMI.pdf

 

Deadline for application: 20 February 2014.

 

CHECK OUT OTHER PLACEMENTS:

http://www.emc-imc.org/youth/make-music-be-heard/work-placement-scheme/

 

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JM UGANDA: 7th Bayimba International Festival - Call for Artists 2014

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BAYIMBA INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS

7th EDITION, 19th – 21st September 2014 KAMPALA, UGANDA

 

Bayimba Cultural Foundation takes credit for having established the three-day Bayimba International Festival of the Arts as an important benchmark for the consumption of the finest arts. Every third week of September, Kampala comes alive as a vibrant and eventful city when an unparalleled feast of music, dance, theatre, film, and visual arts from renowned and upcoming artists is brought to Kampala.

 

Since its first edition in 2008, a wide variety of known and upcoming artists from Uganda, East Africa and beyond have performed at the different stages of the Bayimba International Festival of the Arts. The 7th edition of the Bayimba International Festival is scheduled from 19th – 21st September 2014 in the city centre of Kampala, Uganda. We will again bring to life a true experience of the arts, packed with creativity, passion and energy.

 

Artists of all disciplines are invited to submit their applications to join for the 7th edition of the festival. Applications are accepted until 30th April 2014. You are requested to submit the following information (in case you submit your application by email, please limit your submission to 5MB):

A completed entry form (download)A profile/short biography (max. 800 words) with recent picture(s).A presentation of your work (in case of music/film: one or two of your recordings on CD, DVD or MP3)A technical rider/data sheet

We will confirm receipt of your submission and assess your application. Please note that due to the many submissions received, we will only be able to respond to successful applicants.

 

A modest performance fee will be offered to participating artists. For artists from outside Uganda modest accommodation, local transport and per diem will be provided. Artists from outside Uganda are encouraged to source for support to cover travel, visa and insurance expenses. Artists selected will receive a formal invitation to facilitate the solicitation for such support.

 

CHECK THE PAGE AND DOWNLOAD APPLICATION FORMS

http://bayimba.org/call-for-artists-2014-international-festival/

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JM SPAIN: Inicio del Plan de conciertos de JME 2014

JM SPAIN: Inicio del Plan de conciertos de JME 2014 | JMI Network | Scoop.it

Enero 2014: Se inicia la actividad concertística con seis conciertos de los jóvenes músicos ganadores de los concursos de Juventudes Musicales con el Plan de conciertos en Motril, León, Sevilla, Sanlúcar de Barrameda y Bilbao.

 

Más de cincuenta conciertos configuran el Plan de conciertos de Juventudes Musicales de España durante el primer semestre del 2014. Desde mediados de enero (domingo 19/01) hasta finales de junio (jueves 26/06) la Secretaria General, en colaboración con las Asociaciones Locales, ha programado 53 conciertos con los jóvenes ganadores de las distintas fases del Concurso Permanente 2012-2013.

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JM CANADA: MIMC Announces New Improvisation Prize

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Montreal, January 14, 2014 –  The Montreal International Musical Competition (MIMC) announces the creation of the Richard Lupien Improvisation Prize, a new classical piano improvisation prize. The competitive round will be open to the public and will take place on Tuesday, May 20, 2014, in Tanna Schulich Hall of the Schulich School of Music of McGill University, as a prelude to the Piano Edition of the MIMC, which will take place from May 26 to June 6. The public is invited to attend free of charge. The international jury will be made up of three versatile musicians who enjoy illustrious careers in a variety of musical styles: pianist and improviser Gabriela Montero (United States); pianist, conductor, arranger, and composer Bruno Fontaine (France); and composer, conductor, orchestrator, broadcaster, and producer François Dompierre (Canada), who will also act as jury president and media spokesperson. Ms. Montero will also give a recital on Tuesday, May 20 at 8 pm, and Mr. Fontaine will give a free master class on classical improvisation for the piano on Wednesday, May 21; these two events will be presented respectively in Pollack Hall and Tanna Schulich Hall of the Schulich School of Music of McGill University.

RICHARD-LUPIEN IMPROVISATION PRIZE
With this new award, the MIMC is seeking to promote classical piano improvisation, a traditional discipline still taught in some higher music education institutions. The award will be given out every three years, alongside editions of the MIMC dedicated to piano. The winner will receive a $5,000 grant. According to its General and Artistic Director Christiane LeBlanc: “The MIMC stands out among the 126 competitions in the World Federation of International Music Competitions by being the first to offer such an award. We are also very enthusiastic at the thought of having audiences re-discover this art form.” For the president of the jury, Mr. Dompierre, improvisation is music’s twin sister, and both were born a very long time ago: “At the dawn of time, to fill his solitude, primitive man improvised a rhythm on his drum made of taut animal skin. Is God himself an improviser?”

The creation of this award was made possible through the generous contribution of Mr. Richard Lupien, who is seeking “to reward a pianist who can restore the glory of improvisation in the field of classical music”. Said Mr. André Bourbeau, President and Co-founder of the MIMC: “This competition is fortunate to be able to rely on a board of directors whose members are very dynamic. Mr. Lupien has been the Vice-President and a Portfolio Manager at National Bank Financial, but he is also a great music-lover and a musician in his spare time. We are very grateful for his support.”

PARTICIPATION
The competition for this award is open to classically trained pianists of all nationalities, aged 35 years old or less on January 1, 2014. An initial selection is made based on a video accompanying the completed application, which must be submitted no later than February 24, 2014. A maximum of 10 participants will be selected to compete, and will be provided with transportation and lodging. Potential candidates for the 2014 Piano Edition of the MIMC may also register, on a voluntary basis, to compete for this new award. Rules and conditions of participation, the registration form, and complete details are available online at www.concoursmontreal.ca

 

DOWNLOAD PRESS RELEASE:

http://www.concoursmontreal.ca/pdf/Piano-2014/PRESS-RELEASE_Impro-Prize_MIMC-2014_EN_F_Jan-14-2014.pdf

 

 

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FRENCH VERSION:

http://www.concoursmontreal.ca/permanent/fr/nouvelles/nouvelle.asp?nouvelleID=310

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JM FRANCE: C'est parti pour Imagine France 2014

Événement d'envergure internationale organisé par les Jeunesses Musicales de France, Imagine est un tremplin musical qui réunit des musiciens amateurs de douze à vingt ans, dans la perspective de valoriser les pratiques musicales collectives des jeunes dans le monde entier, tous styles confondus.

Finale régionale // Lorraine : 18/03/2014
Finale régionale // Champagne-Ardenne : 06/04/2014
Finale régionale // Midi Pyrénées : 27/04/2014
Finale régionale // Franche-Comté : 18/05/2014
Finale régionale // Languedoc-Roussillon : 24/05/2014
Finale régionale // Nord Pas-de-Calais : 07/06/2014

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JM SPAIN: La Xarxa de Músiques de Catalunya, “aposta decidida pels nous talents”

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La temporada 2013-14 de la Xarxa de Músiques a Catalunya, de Joventuts Musicals de Catalunya, presenta una nova etapa amb la nova Junta Directiva –renovada fa uns mesos–, que “vol adequar-se als nous temps, a la nova realitat musical i als nous talents”, explica la seva presidenta Mònica Pagès. Per oferir una programació equilibrada i perquè els diversos gèneres musicals estiguin ben representats, la Xarxa d’aquesta temporada consta de 24 propostes dividides en cinc línies, que són: Clàssica (amb el gruix de la programació, amb 12 formacions), Jazz (4 formacions), Arrel (4 formacions), En Família (2 espectacles) i, com a novetat, la línia Crea, amb 2 formacions, que dóna cabuda als nous formats més transversals. En l’equip artístic, també hi participen diferents promotors i hi ha convenis i acords amb diferents concursos, a més dels conservatoris i escoles superiors de música de Catalunya. “Volem ser una mica l’aparador del que s’està fent a Catalunya; la Xarxa s’ha de fer ressò del que s’està fent al país i creiem que aquesta programació representa bé aquesta realitat”, comenta Miquel Cuenca, secretari general de JJMM de Catalunya, el qual afegeix que la Xarxa “és una aposta decidida pels nous talents i una plataforma per fer-ne promoció”.

 

La programació de concerts de la Xarxa de Músiques a Catalunya 2013-14 abasta el període que va de l’1 de setembre de 2013 al 31 d’agost de 2014. Així, la temporada ja va començar el setembre de 2013 i fins a final d’any han actuat, en l’apartat de Clàssica: Tendres Fruits (Ànnia Fuentes, flauta de bec, i Tomoko Matsuoka, clavecí), la mezzo Eulàlia Fantova i el pianista Lluís Vidal (amb la proposta “Cabaret Songs”), el Duo Satz (Òscar Alabau, violoncel, i Ricard Rovirosa, piano), i el pianista Marc Heredia; de gener a agost de 2014 hi ha previstes les actuacions del Trio Rodin (Carles Puig, violí; Esther García, violoncel, i Jorge Mengotti, piano), el guitarrista Bernat Pedrosa, l’Art Sound Quartet (quartet de saxos format per Adrián País, Iván Cuenca, Oscar Solís i Pedro Pablo Cámara), el pianista Carles Marigó, el conjunt de música barroca instrumental i vocal Ensemble Méridien, els Solistes de la Camerata 432 (Cati Reus, violí; Anna Aldomà, viola, i Laia Puig, violoncel), el trio 52 Cordes (Alba Fortuny i Victorina Pérez, sopranos, i Anna Quiroga, arpa) i el Quintet DaCap (Alejandro Ortuño, flauta; Daniel Ortuño, fagot; Carlos Gay, clarinet; Pau Roca, oboè, i Anna Ferriol, trompa).

 

La Xarxa de Músiques a Catalunya és una iniciativa creada l’any 1995 per la Federació de Joventuts Musicals de Catalunya (entitat fundada el 1984) i les seves associacions locals –actualment una quarantena, algunes amb més de 50 anys de trajecte– a l’efecte d’oferir arreu del país una sèrie de concerts de música clàssica de petit i mitjà format a càrrec principalment de joves músics professionals catalans, alguns dels quals s’inicien professionalment en la música gràcies al circuit.

A través de la Xarxa, Joventuts Musicals de Catalunya organitza concerts arreu del país, i posa a disposició de les entitats locals un catàleg artístic de qualitat, tot beneficiant-se de propostes subvencionades i d’un seguit de serveis relacionats amb l’organització dels concerts, que garanteixen la professionalitat de la Xarxa. Des de l’inici, el 1995, fins al 31 de desembre de 2013 s’han fet gairebé 2.900 concerts dins aquest circuit, repartits per més de 50 poblacions catalanes; també la Generalitat de Catalunya, mitjançant el Departament de Cultura, ha estat al costat de la Xarxa i hi ha donat suport fent possible aquest circuit únic. “Joventuts Musicals de Catalunya és un canal de cultures, un connector musical de tot el territori català”, afirma Mònica Pagès

El pressupost total d’aquesta temporada de la Xarxa és de 140.000 euros, 70.000 dels quals (el 50%) són aportats per la Generalitat de Catalunya; JJMM de Catalunya subvenciona les associacions locals de Joventuts Musicals amb una part del cost de les actuacions que contracten.

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