WYWOP Details & Application Link

As a participant in the World Youth Wind Orchestra Project, you will come to Schladming from Saturday, July 6th to Sunday, July 14th, 2024.

Apply for WYWOP if you:

  • are 16-32 years old (*You must be 16 by July 1st, 2024)
  • 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.

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  • Arrival: check-in at JUFA Schladming on Saturday, July 6, 2024 by 3:30 p.m.
  • Departure: Departure from Schladming on Sunday, July 14, 2024 after breakfast
  • Concert Dates: Wednesday July 10, 2024 and Saturday July 13, 2024 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): will be announced soon!
    • Both options include Mid-Europe Festival registration, a WYWOP goodie, and a link to download the recorded performances (mp3 only/no CDs)
      • 1. July 6th to 14th with breakfast and dinner - € 495
      • 2. July 6th to 14th with breakfast, lunch , and dinner - € 540

Important Dates:

  • Application deadline: December 24, 2023
  • Notification of Acceptance/Waitlist: January 12, 2024
  • Participation fee due: January 26, 2024
  • 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.