European Music Organisation
European Orchestra Federation - EOFed
The European Orchestra Federation – EOFed – was established in May 2009 by decision of the former European Association of Youth Orchestras – EAYO – and the European Association of Amateur Orchestras – EAAO/EVL – which had expressed their will to strengthen the European non-professional music making movement by way of a merger of the two groups.
EOFed unites the amateur and other types of non-professional orchestras in European countries, which play symphonic orchestra and chamber music works of all periods of time and genres. Organisations of brass bands, wind instrument orchestras and other specialized ensembles are partners of EOFed.
EOFed promotes amateur music making of all ages with a special focus on youth. It aims at facilitating contacts and cooperation amongst its members and individual orchestras. It runs an event and festival data bank and offers partners in the music business advertising and promotion opportunities.
Close cooperation with WFAO World Federation of Amateur Orchestras.