WYWOP Details & Application Link

As a participant in the World Youth Wind Orchestra Project, you will come to Schladming from Saturday, July 8th to Sunday, July 16th, 2023.

Apply for WYWOP if you:

  • are 16-34 years old (*the age range has been extended this year due to missing two years because of Covid-19)
  • play a woodwind or brass instrument, percussion, string bass, harp or piano
  • are interested in collaborations with internationally renowned soloists, conductors and composers
  • are interested in the performance of high quality literature
  • want to meet musicians from all over the world and make new friends

The WYWOP is truly like a family, with an annual reunion in Schladming.

2019 Mid Europe Wywop Konzert 003 © Herbert Raffalt


  • Arrival: check-in at JUFA Schladming on Saturday, July 8, 2023 by 3:30 p.m.
  • Departure: Departure from Schladming on Sunday, July 16, 2023 after breakfast
  • Concert Dates: Wednesday July 12, 2023 and Saturday July 15, 2023 as part of the Mid-Europe Festival
  • Concert Attire: Bring your traditional concert uniform from your band or country. Concert Black is standard if you do not have a traditional uniform.
  • Fees: (2 options available):
    • Both options include Mid-Europe Festival registration, a WYWOP t-shirt, and a link to download the recorded performances (mp3 only/no CDs)
      • 1. July 8th to 16th with breakfast and dinner - €380
      • 2. July 8th to 16th with breakfast, lunch, and dinner - €425

Important Dates:

  • Application deadline: March 1, 2023
  • Notification of Acceptance/Waitlist: March 15, 2023
  • Participation fee due: April 1, 2023
  • Payment instructions will follow with the confirmation of acceptance
  • Please note the time between acceptance notification and participation fee deadline (roughly 2 weeks)

Information on guest artists/solo artists can be found here.

Birgit Ramsl Gaal

Workshop for flutists
- Date: Friday, July 14, 2023 from 12:30 to 3:00 p.m. at the Sporthotel Royer, 8970 Schladming
- Lecturer: Birgit Ramsl – Solo flutist of the Vienna Volksoper
- For details click here!