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Participate in the International Improvisation Competition René Arons

On 24 and 25th February 2024, the third edition of the 'International Improvisation Competition René Arons' will be organised at the Royal Conservatoire in Antwerp.

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IN.TUNE: A New European Collaboration in Music and Arts

The official launch of IN.TUNE – Innovative Universities in Music & Arts in Europe took place during the 50th annual AEC congress at the Royal Conservatoire in The Hague

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AEC announces the appointment of Finn Schumacker as new Executive Director  

AEC – European Association of Conservatoires today announces the appointment of Finn Schumacker as its new Executive Director from February 2024 onwards. Finn will succeed Stefan Gies, who will retire in early 2024 after holding the position since October 2015.

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What is successful advocacy?

This month we look at the recent developments concerning the 2024 EU budget and in particular Creative Europe’s budget. To explore what successful advocacy is and how to develop, prepare and implement successful advocacy actions, AEC will hold a workshop for its members in the frame of its upcoming Annual Congress.

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Surveys for AEC Members

AEC members are invited to take part in two surveys that will help gather relevant information ultimately meant to assist Higher Music Education Institutions' staffs and students.

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TUNE Intensive Week in Vigo, (Galicia) Spain – October 16–20, 2023

From 16 to 20 October 2023, the Conservatorio Superior de Música de Vigo hosted the fourth intensive week of the TUNE (Traditional Music Undergraduate Network in Europe) project, gathering over 60 traditional music students, teachers and administrative staff from the partner institutions.

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“Changing Times: Music (Education) Still Matters” Webinar

AEC’s Chief Executive Stefan Gies participated in a webinar organised by the European Music Council gathering high-level experts from the field of music education and music practices.

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EPARM Call for Proposals

Apply now to have your proposals showcased at the 11th edition of the European Platform for Artistic Research in Music (EPARM) taking place on 21 – 23 March 2024 at the Academy of Music of the University of Ljubljana.

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Embedding IT and Cyber in music training and performance – MUSense event in Corfu

The multiplier event of the Erasmus+ project MUSense took place in Corfu, Greece, and online on 6-7 October 2023.

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METRIC Intensive Programme at the Royal Conservatoire Antwerp

The sixth edition of the METRIC Intensive Programme (IP) will be hosted by the Royal Conservatoire Antwerp in Antwerp, Belgium, from February 20 to 25, 2024.

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