Alumni Teaching Archive

 Below you may see a list of recent Alumni teaching projects with basic information and data on people who took part in it.

 

May 2019: Yangon, Myanmar

Europe meets Myanmar

In occasion of the Europe Day celebrations, the EUYO has been invited in the Far East by the Delegation of the European Union to Myanmar. A quintet of EUYO alumni, as part of their teaching programme, visited the country and played with the Orchestra for Myanmar, the New Children's Choir and the Singers from Mr Roger's Orphanage, Kachin Baptist Church, and ISY as well as with The Strand Singers.

 

Participants Instrument Nationality
Fionnuala Ward Piano Irish
Amalie Kjældgaard Kristensen Violin Danish
Tonka Javorović Cello Croatian
Herlinde Verjans Violin Belgian
Sofie Van der Schalie Viola Dutch
 

August 2018: Birmingham, UK

Sistema Europe Youth Orchestra

Over 200 young musicians from 15 European countries came together with 6 international conductors, 50 teachers, musicians from Royal Birmingham Conservatoire and one of the world’s finest violinists, for a summer residency in Birmingham.

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Marc Aixa Siurana Percussion Spanish
Minna Svedberg Viola Swedish
Amalie Kjældgaard Kristensen Violin Danish
Victor Koch Jensen Trumpet Danish
 

July/August 2017: Athens, Greece

Sistema Europe

On 1st August 2017, 343 young musicians between the ages of ten and thirty came together on stage at the mythical Odeon of Herodes Atticus theatre under the Acropolis. In a joint performance of the Sistema Europe Youth Orchestra (SEYO) they performed in front of 4.400 people to close the Hellenic Festival, a major music event held in Athens since 1955. The performance was the culmination of the 4th Sistema Europe Summer Residency held from the 19th of July to the 2nd of August in Athens, bringing together young talents and thirty teachers from twenty-eight countries that have implemented Sistema and Sistema-inspired programmes for "social action through music”.

Participants Instrument Nationality
Lara Sullivan Violin Irish
Timo Tromp Clarinet Dutch
Marc Aixa Siurana Percussion Spanish
Romain Lapeyre Cello French
Giorgia Cervini Viola Italian
Robert Smith Trumpet British
Lukas Hirzberger Bass Trombone Austrian
Nikolaj Henriques Bassoon Danish
 

July - August 2016: Grafenegg, Austria

European Music Campus Orchestra

Grafenegg and the European Union Youth Orchestra present the European Music Campus (EMC), a unique centre of musical dialogue and support for exceptional talents. Located in Lower Austria’s Grafenegg Castle, this programme offers musicians, performers and audience members the opportunity to experience and participate in dynamic music making and lively debate.

  Participants Instrument Nationality
Sofie Van der Schalie Viola Dutch
Lara Sullivan Violin Irish
Romain Lapeyre Cello French
Andrei Mihailescu Double Bass Spanish
Matt Bain Violin British
Magnus Koch Jensen Bassoon Danish
Katy Wooley Horn British
Chloé van Soeterstède Conductor French

January 2016: La Valletta, Malta

Malta Youth Orchestra

The Malta Youth Orchestra (MYO) aims to skill Malta’s talented young orchestral musicians, while giving them opportunities to develop their ambition and aspirations. Operating in collaboration with the Malta Philharmonic Orchestra Academy, the MYO nurtures a sense of professionalism in our young musicians, through regular rehearsals, workshops, masterclasses and performances with local and international music tutors.

  Participants Instrument Nationality
Matt Bain violin British
Anne Keckeis cello Austrian
Enrique Toribio Nido double bass Spanish
   

September 2015: Thessaloniki, Greece

EUYO meets Megaron Youth Symphony Orchestra

REACT is a new audience development project in Thessaloniki that will serve as a model for developing skills amongst long-term unemployed young people and creating its own youth orchestra, the Megaron Youth Symphony Orchestra. Experienced young musicians from the EUYO worked alongside them, and also performed for diverse public in unexpected venues through the REACT programme: hospitals, schools, bars, and the seaside promenade and meat market.

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Pavel Hudec  Double Bass Czech
Matt Bain Violin British
   

August 2015: Milan, Italy

Sistema Europa Summer camp

200 musicians from 10 to 20 years, 27 countries of origin, 30 teachers, 8 days of intensive tests, 2 concerts at the Teatro alla Scala and at the Teatro degli Arcimboldi. These are the numbers of the third edition of the Summer camp of the SEYO-System Europe Youth Orchestra, which was held in Milan from 21st to 30th August.

  Participants Instrument Nationality
Romain Lapeyre Cello French
Lukas Hirzberger Bass Trombone Austrian
Giorgia Cervini Viola Italian
Marc Aixa Siurana Percussion Spanish
   

July - August 2015: Grafenegg, Austria

European Music Campus Orchestra

Grafenegg and the European Union Youth Orchestra present the European Music Campus (EMC), a unique centre of musical dialogue and support for exceptional talents. Located in Lower Austria’s Grafenegg Castle, this programme offers musicians, performers and audience members the opportunity to experience and participate in dynamic music making and lively debate.

Participants Instrument Nationality
Lara Sullivan Violin Irish
Romain Lapeyre Cello French
Maria Demetz Oboe Italian
Peter Vallebo Trumpet Danish
Judith de Haas Violin Dutch
 

May 2015: Thessaloniki, Greece

REACT Thessaloniki

REACT is a new audience development project in Thessaloniki that will serve as a model for developing skills amongst long-term unemployed young people and creating its own youth orchestra, the Megaron Youth Symphony Orchestra. Experienced young musicians from the EUYO worked alongside them, and also performed for diverse public in unexpected venues through the REACT programme: hospitals, schools, bars, and the seaside promenade and meat market.

Participants Instrument Nationality
Sarah Sew Violin British
 

March 2015, La Valletta, Malta

Malta Youth Orchestra

The Malta Youth Orchestra (MYO) aims to skill Malta’s talented young orchestral musicians, while giving them opportunities to develop their ambition and aspirations. Operating in collaboration with the MPO Academy, the MYO nurtures a sense of professionalism in our young musicians, through regular rehearsals, workshops, masterclasses and performances with local and international music tutors.

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Kerem Hasan Piano/Conductor British
Sofie Van der Schalie Viola Dutch
Lara Sullivan Violin Irish
Romain Lapeyre Cello French
Andrei Mihailescu Double Bass Spanish
 

July 2014, Grafenegg, Austria

European Music Campus Orchestra

Grafenegg and the European Union Youth Orchestra present the European Music Campus (EMC), a unique centre of musical dialogue and support for exceptional talents. Located in Lower Austria’s Grafenegg Castle, this programme offers musicians, performers and audience members the opportunity to experience and participate in dynamic music making and lively debate.

 

  Participants Instrument Nationality
Kerem Hasan Piano / Conductor British
Sofie Van der Schalie Viola Dutch
Lara Sullivan Violin Irish
Matteo Sampaolo Flute Italian
Romain Lapeyre Cello French
Andrei Mihailescu Double Bass Spanish
Matt Bain Violin British
Benjamin Christ Clarinet French
Magnus Koch Jensen Bassoon Danish
 

For details on how to engage EUYO alumni teachers please contact Stefania Sajeva, EUYO Executive Co-ordinator