An European Art Song Academy
YES – Young Europe Sings is an international project welcoming 18 young musicians - art song duos - who are interested in interpretation of Art Song and would like to develop and strengthen relevant skills, gain experience and tools in order to enrich their artistic language, enter the labour market and build a career.
Organized by Zavod PerArtem, Slovenia, Ars Augusta e.V., Germany and Ateliers Misuk, France, YES enables the mobility and offers an extensive and reach program for a young generation of musicians.
3 modules will take place in each of the partnership countries between August 2023 and August 2024. Each module will be focused on various topics – interpretation of specific repertoire, stage presence, role and social responsibility of art and artists in society, diction and acting classes, personal business canvas, team building and concerts in public.
Part of the YES programm will be concerts that are going to be organized by participants - they will receive financial funds and help from organizations.
More information can be found HERE
What is YES?
Young Duos (singers and pianists) between 18 and 30 years old will be selected to participate in the YES Academy. The full program, travel costs, food and accommodation are covered by YES Project.
Experienced tutors are going to select the students and work with them on skills such as interpretation, stage presence, diction, technique, and prepare them for their professional path.
The selected artists are going to meet during three workshop-sessions of 5 days each in Slovenj Gradec, Slovenia (August 2023), Görlitz, Germany (January 2024) and Poitiers, France (August 2024).
During 3 modules participants will take part in workshops of manifold fields and topics. Public concerts will be part of each module.
In order to use new tools and skills all participants will receive funds and help when organising a concert by themselves.
Modules | Courses
Slovenj Gradec in Slovenia is a birthplace of Lied composer Hugo Wolf. 1st module will take place between August 21st and 27th, 2023.
"Franz Schubert, Hugo Wolf and female composers."
2nd module will take place in the European City of Görlitz-Zgorzelec in Germany between January 11 -17th, 2024.
"Schubert, Schumann, German poets in Art song and French melody of 19th century."
3rd module will take place in historically important city of Poitiers, France, from August 27th to September 2nd, 2024.
"French music of 20th and 21st century and British art song."
Each module will end by a public concert of participants.
In order to use new tools and skills all participants will receive also funds and help when organising a concert by themselves.