Activity 12 - MusXchange


Activity 12 addresses the issue of pre-professional training: how can young players get capacity-building work experience? This is a concern shared with associated organisation EFNYO (European Federation of National Youth Orchestras).

The MusXchange programme aims at reducing a deficit in the training of young musicians through professional orchestra training. It has given the young pre-professionals the opportunity of going from their National Youth Orchestra to another youth orchestra for a residency period.

Since 2014, the professional orchestra in ONE® have endorsed this program as a part of their responsibility to civil society and started the MusXchange goes professional pioneering training scheme.

In 2018, the Orchestre de Picardie welcoming young musicians. For each of them, a professional musician will act as a mentor/coach and share his desk with the young musician.

Orchestre de Picardie welcoming 4 young musicians in September 2018

In September 2018, Orchestre de Picardie welcoming 4 young musicians. 

They stay for 2 weeks in Amiens for a series of rehearsal and concerts.

The first series of rehearsals and concerts were conducted by the laureate of the 10th Fitelberg competition, Modestas Barkauskas, and with the oboe soloist Jesus Pinillos Rivera, laureate of the Be the ONE Oboe Competition (3rd prize). The concerts took place on september 14, 15 and 16.

A second series of rehearsals is underway for a concert in Laon (FR) on september 21.

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