EU funds new youth orchestra

Musicians in Norfolk, UK, will join forces with players from Serbia and Germany

Norfolk County Council has won a €200,000 grant from the European Union Education, Audiovisual and Culture fund to set up a new international youth orchestra, according to BBC News. The ensemble will comprise musicians from Serbia and Germany as well as players from the existing Norfolk County Youth Orchestra. The orchestra, which will launch this July, is set to perform concerts in Norfolk, Novi Sad and Koblenz over the next two years.

via The Strad – EU funds new youth orchestra – 21 April 2011.

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