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WDR 5 broadcast on the Creative Europe Programme

August 7, 2013
EMC Secretary General Simone Dudt was featured in a broadcast on the Creative Europe Programme on German Radio WDR 5.

Follow the link for the podcast (in German). The part on Creative Europe starts at 12:00.

EMC Statements featured in the National Music Council of the US Newsletter

Summer 2013
In the summer 2013 newsletter of the National Music Council of the United States, the EMC statement on the current situation in Turkey and the EMC statement on the exclusion of the cultural sector from the EU/US free trade agreement have been published.

Read the newsletter here.

Article on the Bonn Declaration from Kulturstimmen.de

16.4.2013
The German Cultural Council (Deutscher Kulturrat) has published an article on the Bonn Declaration on Music Education on its blog Kulturstimmen.de.

Read the article here (in German).

Music News Scotland on the 3rd European Forum on Music

20.3.2013
Music News Scotland reported on the 3rd European Forum on Music which took place between April 18 – 21 in Glasgow, Scotland, UK.

Find the magazine here.

The Safar Project on Deutschland Radio Kultur

27.06.2012
Musicians from the Safar project, which brought together traditional Afghan musicans as well as German Jazz musicians for an extended tour, gave an interview for Deutschlndradio Kultur. find the transcript of the interview here (in german only).

Older press reviews

03/2009 Musikforum
Wie Europa durch Mozart kreativ und innovativ wird
This article was published in Musikforum, the magazine of the German Music Council in August 2009. How did the EU come to declare 2009 "European Year of Creativity of Innovation"? why is this important for the music and the cultural life in general?

Article by Simone Dudt
German

1/2009 Musikforum
Is there a European cultural policy?
This article was published in the quarterly published magazine of the German Music Council in January 2009. It is dealing with the question if there can and should be a European cultural policy at all.

Article by Simone Dudt
English German

12/2008
Music on Troubled Soils -
The European Music Council in Ramallah and Jerusalem

This article on the conference "Music on Troubled Soils" was published in the online issue of the German music newspaper "Neue Musik Zeitung" in December 2008.

Article by Rebekka Leibbrand
English German

4/08 Musikforum (October-December)
ExTra! – Exchange Traditions. A European project 
This article on the EU funded EMC cooperation project was released in German in the quaterly published magazine of the German Music Council in October 2008.

Article by Rebekka Leibbrand
English German

1-2/08, Europa Cantat magazine
A European Agenda for Culture - more than rhetoric?

In November 2007 the European ministers of Culture (Culture Council) agreed on a “European Agenda for culture” based on the Communication on a “European Agenda for Culture in a Globalizing World” which was published by the European Commission in May 2007.

Article by Simone Dudt:
English German French 

09/2007, NMZ

Simone Dudt:
Kultur als die sanfte Macht
Eine europäische Kulturagenda im Zeichen der Globalisierung

First statement on the EU agenda for culture published in the German Music Newspaper. Read Download

Up-dated in spring 2008 and published in the EMC magazine and magazine of Europa Cantat (see above).

03/2007, Schweizer Musikzeitung

Regina Senften:
Heiße Eisen im Feuer des Internationalen und Europäischen Musikrats

The article about current issues and activities of the IMC and EMC was published in the Swiss Music Newspaper and is availabe in German only.

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10/2006, NMZ
Musikprojekte
MIX IT! – für Jugendliche mit Migrationshintergrund

This article in the German Music Newspaper is an announcement of the symposium MixIt! that took place in Bonn in November 2006. The event focused on the topic of social inclusion of young people with migrant backgrounds in the European society. 

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The English article corresponds to the Press Release.

07/2006, NMZ
Kulturelle Vielfalt in Gefahr
Jahreskonferenz des Europäischen Musikrats in Malmoe

This article about the Annual Conference in Malmoe is available in German only. Download

The English version corresponds to the Press Release of the conference.

07/2006

Ruth Jakobi:
Musikrat sieht kulturellen Reichtum bedroht

This article, that was published in the German magazine "Musikwoche" in July 2006, outlines the demand of the EMC to the EU commission to give higher priority to the artistic quality and musical diversity than to economic benefit. (German only)

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30.04.2006, Music Center Switzerland

Sonja Greiner:
Report about the EMC Annual Conference 2006 in Malmoe

The article was published in the Swiss Music Newspaper and is availabe in German only.

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Jan.-Mar. 2006

Ruth Jakobi:
Politik und Kulture: neuer Mut zur Kooperation.
Konferenz "Inclusive Europe – Horizon 2020" stößt Prozess an

Report of the European Conference of Politicians and Professionals engaged in Culture, Budapest, 17.-20. November 2005.

Published in the magazine of the German Music Council "Musikforum" issue 1/2006. (German only)

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12/2005
Neuer Präsident und Vorstand für den Internationalen Musikrat

Article about the new elected Board and President of the International Music Council during the first "World Forum on Music" in Los Angeles in October 2005

Published in the German Music Newspaper "Neue Musik Zeitung" 12/2005 (German only)

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11/2005, 'Informationen', German Composers Union

Ruth Jakobi:

Innovation und Tradition: der Europäische Musikrat vertritt das Musikleben in Europa

This article about the general work of the EMC and the EFMET project was published in the magazine of the German Composers Union 'Informationen' issue 70 in November 2005. It is available in German only. Read Download

11/2005, 'Informationen', German Composers Union

Ruth Jakobi:

Innovation und Tradition: der Europäische Musikrat vertritt das Musikleben in Europa

This article about the general work of the EMC and the EFMET project was published in the magazine of the German Composers Union 'Informationen' issue 70 in November 2005. It is available in German only. Read Download

8.11.2005

Simone Dudt:
Die internationale Musikwelt zu Gast in Hollywood
Article about the "World Forum on Music" of the International Music Council, Los Angeles, October 2005

This article is available in German only. Read Download

10.6.2005
Kultur 2007 zwischen Anspruch und Wirklichkeit
Stellungnahme des Europäischen Musikrats zum geplanten Kulturprogramm der EU, das ab 2007 in Kraft treten soll

This comment on the EU culture programme 2007 by the Europan Music Council was recently published in the NMZ (Neue Musik Zeitung). The article is available in German only. Please read here. Download

06/2005, Schweizer Musikzeitung 

Sonja Greiner:
Der Schweizer Musikrat rückt näher zu Europa
Report on the EMC Annual Meeting in Budapest, April 2005

The article was published in the Swiss Music Newspaper and is availabe in German only. Download

See also the English Press Release on this topic here.

Annual Meeting of the EMC in Budapest,  April 2005
Report on the Workshop of the Working Group Youth

Published in the EuropaCantat magazine 03/2005

English German French

04/2005
Press Release of the German Music Council on the EMC Annual Conference "Many Musics in Europe" in Budapest. Download

See also the English Press Releases on this topic here.

2/2004, NMZ

Patricia Gläfke:
Konzepte, Workshops und innovative Ideen

This article is available in German only. Download

26/11/03, Bonner Generalanzeiger Bernd Hartmann:

Wie Musik auf die Gesellschaft wirkt

This article is available in German only. Download

8.3.2003
Foundation of new association for European Music Council

On March 8th 2003 the Board of the European Music Council (EMC) founded a registered association according to German law with seat in Bonn.  

See also the German Press Release on this topic here

Conference "Music for Europe - the young generation"

The 3-day forum (13-15/09/2002), held at the Centre Borschette conference center of the European Commission, was organised by the EMC and Jeunesse Musicales Europe (JME). The conference's main focus lay on youth participation and youth empowerment within European organisations.

 

02/2000, NMZ
Musikausbildung ist Investition in Europas Zukunft
nmz-Gespräch mit Marlene Wartenberg, Generalsekretärin des Europäischen Musikrates

In January 2000 Marlene Wartenberg became Secretary General of the EMC. Theo Geißler, auditor of the German music expert newspaper "Neue Musik Zeitung", was asking her questions about the plans, objectives and future activities of the EMC. The interview is available in German only.

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