Medinea

The Medinea network

Artists and music professionals from the Mediterranean Basin involved in projects and developing links between music, society, and heritage.

Activities

Call for proposals

2019 Medinea Outreach Programme Medinea offers you to take part in a new artistic adventure. This year has been designated “European Year of Cultural Heritage”, by the European Union. At this occasion, Medinea has been selected by the EU to encourage and accompany young artists in the design of their outreach projects. Today we invite […]

Activities

Aix-en-Provence session

05-21 July 2019

The intercultural creation session of the Mediterranean Youth Orchestra (MYO) is open to a dozen of young and talented musicians from the Mediterranean basin (building their careers to become professional artists) and who have an intense practice of musical improvisation, even of the composition. the session is designed for a large diversity of musical aesthetics […]

Activities

Nuoro session

16 - 30 August 2019

The intercultural creation session of the Mediterranean Youth Orchestra (MYO) is open to a dozen of young and talented musicians from the Mediterranean basin (building their careers to become professional artists) and who have an intense practice of musical improvisation, even of the composition. the session is designed for a large diversity of musical aesthetics […]

Artists

Wafa ABBES

Tunisian singer

Native from Sfax in Tunisia. University degree in music and musicology in 2018 at the Music University of Sfax. Belongs to 24 perfumes headed by Mohamed Ali Kammoun and orchestra of Malouf of the University. She started teaching music in a private school in 2017 she also participated in many festivals such as: – Festival of Madine […]

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Elif CANFEZÂ GÜNDÜZ

Turkish musician

Born in Istanbul, Elif Canfezâ Gündüz graduated from the classical kemenche class of 2016 mentored by Ms. Neva Özgen at the Musical Performance Department of Istanbul Technical University, Turkish Music Conservatory. She has been a guest performer at the Istanbul State Ensemble of Turkish Music Research and Performance. Furthermore, she was entitled to receive an […]

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Murathan TURHAN

Turkish musician

Through a foundation of familial inheritance of Turkish musical folklore (including folk dance) together with pre-school polyphonic choir experiences, he enrolled in Hacettepe University’s Ankara State Conservatory as a violin major at the age of 11 and set out knowing Eurogenetic art music in professional terms for the first time in his life. In the same institution, […]

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Semeli PAPAVASILEIOU

Greek singer

Semeli Papavasileiou was born in Athens. She started singing at a very young age and participating in traditional fiestas, because of her father who is a bouzouki player and her grandmother a traditional vocalist. She started cello lessons at the age of 8 and received her diploma in 2015 as a student of Marina Kislitsina. […]

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Simone SORO

Italian musician

Simone Soro is a violinist and composer. He plays various musical genres: classical, tango, blues and jazz music. He graduated and specialized with a master’s degree in violin at the conservatory of Cagliari, Italy. He studied with Felice Cusano at the “Accademia in Fiesole” and with Marco Rogliano at the “Accademia in Pavia”. He studied […]

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Aziz OZOUSS

Moroccan musician

Ribab player and singer, he was born in Biougra, a small city of the Chouka province in Ait Baha. He was influenced by Amazigh culture from his childhood, he learned at a very young age the foundations of the Amazigh music styles such as the art of Rways, Ajmak, Ahyad, Hwara, Tagnaouit Soussiya “Ismgan” and was […]

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Support

Medinea receives support from the Stavros Niarchos Foundation

We are proud to officially announce that the Stavros Niarchos Foundation support our ambition to stimulate in a sustainable and tangible way intercultural collective musical creation. The Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) is one of the world’s leading private, international philanthropic organizations, making grants to nonprofit organizations in the areas of arts and culture, education, health […]

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Medinea and its partners activities

Auditions tour

Every year, almost 600 musicians apply to one of our auditions organized in 17 countries of the Mediterranean and some 100 young talents are selected to participate in one of the MYO’s sessions. This auditions tour offer the chance to emerging artists from all around the Mediterranean to work with each other, to access to a […]

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