Saturday, April 12, 2014

The 2nd EUROASIA Youth Music Festival & Competition ( 1~8 June 2014 )

The EUROASIA Youth Music Festival was established with the objective of bringing together talented musicians, music-lovers, and music organizations from all over the world. To strengthen relationships and establish ties, and to assure long-lasting interests for music.

We aim to foster the talents of participants by providing them with the opportunity to gain experience through performing alongside world class musicians, to be inspired by the efforts of their peers and to immerse in the joy of making music in an intimate and inspiring setting. The festival will provide a wide opportunity for performers at all stages of their music development.

For our introductory inaugural festival in 2013, we were honored to have very established and prominent musicians on the Faculty for our introductory Festival. From France, cellist Madam Valerie Aimard and violinist Madam Saskia Lethiec; from Italy pianist Maestro Roberto Galleto, Conductor and Flautist, Maestro Dante Milozzi as well as violist Maestro Bui Anh Son from Vietnam and harpist Mei-Huei Shih from Taiwan.

The 2014 Festival will boast an all French faculty, four renowned performers and educators, cellist Mr. Florent Audibert, pianist Mr. Frederic Lagarde and violinists Mr. Amaury Coeytaux and Madam Maud Lovett.

In conjunction with the inaugural Festival, we launched “The 1st EUROASIA Youth Music Competition” with the objective to expose young musicians to an international standard of music competition and to recognize talents at the various stages of their musical development. The competition will be followed by its 2nd Edition, the “EUROASIA Young Soloist Competition” in 2014. We are deeply honored to have two very prominent musicians Maestro Mustafa Fuzer Nawi, Music Director and Conductor of the National Symphony Orchestra Malaysia and one of Malaysia’s most established pianist – Mr. Loo Bang Hean as Head Jurors for the competition.

Our panel of jury will include members of the Festival Faculty as well as renowned local and international musicians. These professionals, comprising of performers and professors whom are all specialists in their respected fields, are equipped the knowledge and experience in acknowledging and educating new talents of the classical music world.

We hope the festival would be an annual event that offers competitive music classes, within a prestigious environment, as an experience to assist the education and development of both professional and amateur performers in Malaysia.

In addition to the Master classes and the Competition, other programs of the festival include Strings, Piano and Orchestra Workshops, Lecture-Recitals and several concerts.

We look forward to welcoming you at the 2nd EUROASIA Youth Music Festival!

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