What is Mid Europe®
MID EUROPE® is one of the most important international festivals for wind bands, and proudly presents an enormous stylistic variety of the highest quality.
Old and new, familiar and unfamiliar, traditional and progressive, regional and international are offered.
This is the foundation for intense and inspiring discussions.
We pay attention to regional and international developments and serve as an influential source for active musicians as well as our audiences. MID EUROPE® is the window into the world of wind music.
The festival offers:
- formal concerts
- church concerts
- open air concerts
- late night concerts
- CISM-Mid Europe competition for Youth Wind Bands
- WYWOP (World Youth Wind Orchestra Project)
- Mid-Instruments & More – (publisher and manufacturer exhibition)
- Workshops – conducting masterclass
- "Lange Nacht"
- opening and closing ceremony
More than 40 ensembles, with about 2,500 musicians from all over the world come and bring music to Schladming and Haus.
The music industry presents their latest products.
Engaged and demanding audiences enjoy inspiring performances.
Meeting internationally-acknowledged artists makes every visit an adventure. We present fascinating wind music in the Alpine valley at the foot of the Dachstein mountain.