WYWOP (World-Youth-WindOrchestra Project)

The World Youth WindOrchestra Project is a musical highlight with an interactive cultural exchange!

The World Youth Wind Orchestra Project (WYWOP) has been a fundamental part of the Mid EUROPE International Wind Music Festival since its beginning in 1997. It is an opportunity for musicians ages 16 to 32 from all over the world to come to Schladming for an intense week of music making, bonding, and growing as individuals. Being part of WYWOP is a great musical and cultural experience for participants and members have the opportunity to work with international conductors, composers, and section coaches.

The orchestra project usually has three appearances as part of the festival - for One as part of the opening ceremony, at the children's concert and as a highlight, the own concert on Saturday evening.

Participated: 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2022, 2023, 2024
Country: INT

Sujet Birgit Ramsl Wywop 2023 001 © Harald Steiner Web

Verena Mösenbichler Bryant 004 © Mösenbichler Bryant 2017

Conductor: Verena Mösenbichler-Bryant

Verena Mösenbichler-Bryant serves as Executive Director of the World Youth Wind Orchestra Project and the World Adult Wind Orchestra Project of the annual Mid-Europe festival in Schladming. Verena Mösenbichler-Bryant serves as Associate Professor of the Practice of Music at Duke University, Director of the Duke University Wind Symphony, Director of Undergraduate Studies for the music department and Artistic Director & conductor of the Durham Medical Orchestra. Verena serves frequently as cover conductor for the North Carolina Symphony, and as guest conductor and clinician across the United States, Japan, as well as in her native Austria.

WYWOP (World-Youth-WindOrchestra Project) concert(s)
Mid Europe 2023

Wednesday, 12.07.2023

Saturday, 15.07.2023

8:30 PM - 10:00 PM

hall concert & final ceremony Ensemble/Orchestra: WYWOP (World-Youth-WindOrchestra Project), INT Location: congress Schladming
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Title Solists Composer Publisher
Solemnitas Dirigentin Isabelle Ruf-Weber Franco Cesarini Mitropa Music
Steam Punk Suite (Movement 1 & 4) Dirigentin Verena Mösenbichler-Bryant Erica Svanoe http://erikasvanoe.com
This Silver World Dirigentin Verena Mösenbichler-Bryant Steven Bryant stevenbryant.com
Eastbound Dirigentin Isabelle Ruf-Weber Oliver Waespi Beriato Music Publishing
Un Cafecito Dirigent Dennis Llinas Dennis Llinas https://www.dennisllinasmusic.com
Fantaisie Brillante sur Carmen Dirigent Johann Mösenbichler, Birgit Ramsl-Gaal, flute Francois Borne, arr. Christian Kirpes Bronsheim Music
Star Wars Epic Dirigent Jerry Junkin John Williams/Paul Lavender Hal Leonard
Princess Leia’s Theme
Scherzo for X Wings
Yoda’s Theme
Jedi Steps and Finale
Zugabe: Stars and Stripes forever Birgit Ramsl-Gaal and piccolos from the World Youth Wind Orchestra Project and World Adult Wind Orchestra Project Sousa Marine Band

WYWOP will be accompanied this year by solo flutist Birgit Ramsl - Birgit Ramsl ... Read more >