The Medinea network

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

Medinea Series

Communication kit

Artistic Identity and Professional Presentation When putting forward your qualities as a professional musician, it is important to focus on your presentation skills. All artistic work involves an element of self-promotion as well as communication about your project. Some of the most basic and most requested professional self-communication tools are of course: Your CV accompanied […]

Medinea Series

Orality – Immaterial writing

A great variety of musical repertoires from the Mediterranean have made their way to us, thanks to the sophisticated, uninterrupted oral transmission of expressions and artistic practices that have been memorised and shared by generations of artists. Through a process of collective composition, the artists put their own musical heritage into play along with the […]

Activities

Nuoro session

13 - 26 August

The Seminari e Festival NUORO JAZZ organises the Thirty-third Edition of the Nuoro Jazz Festival, from 17 to 26 August 2021. Alongside the masterclasses of bass, double bass, drums, guitar, harmonica, harp, piano, singing, saxophone, and trumpet, the Nuoro Jazz Festival will host a Medinea session for the third time. The artists selected to participate […]

Activities

Aix en Provence session

07 - 21 July

The July session is back to Aix-en-Provence. As always, the session gathers young improvisers led by Fabrizio Cassol in the composition process and coached by Christiane Louis in their career development. Thanks to video applications, and despite the numerous travel restrictions, ten artists were selected to participate in this session. They will rehearse at the […]

Activities

Lisbon session

13 - 22 July 2021

Open to young and talented musicians from the Mediterranean basin building their careers to become professional artists, each Medinea session is designed for a large diversity of musical aesthetics and Mediterranean expressions and hosts all styles of music using elements of improvisations (jazz, traditional music, early music, etc.). This training offers a unique intercultural experience […]

Artists

Inès Coville

French musician

Inès Coville is a French singer and double bass player based in Paris. She started playing the cello at the age of 7. In high school, she also played the trumpet and got passionate about jazz, improvisation and contemporary music with Paul Goncharoff and Roland Guérin at Les Pierres Vives, a musical high school where […]

Artists

Simon Riou

French musician

As far back as he can remember, he has always been convinced music will play a major role in his life. All along his school career, he took courses in several music conservatories. After getting his Baccalaureate he decided to professionalize and joined the Conservatoire de Musique de Toulouse (Toulouse Conservatory of Music) where he […]

Artists

Pierre Martin

French musician

Pierre Martin grows up between France and Hungary, cradles of his parent’s culture, both musicians and music lovers. He starts playing music at a very young age and discovers jazz and improvised music at the age of 15. These particular music styles took a great place in his drummer’s daily life in Lille (FR) and […]

Artists

Oscar Viret

French musician

Oscar is a young french trumpet player based in Paris. Grown-up in a family of musicians, he started playing the trumpet at the age of 7 and learned a lot with his father, a jazz double bass player. He studied classical music with Eric Aubier and Brice Pichard at Montreuil’s conservatory and got involved seriously […]

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