The Medinea network

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


Nuoro session

16-30 August, 2018

Ente Musicale di Nuoro hosts a new intercultural creation session, within the stimulating frame of the 30th Nuoro Jazz Festival. During two weeks, under the coaching of Fabrizio Cassol, jazzman and composer, 10 young Mediterranean musician-improvisers experiment ensemble life in creation before the closing performance (broadcast available here) programmed by the Nuoro Jazz Festival. For […]


Aix-en-Provence session

5-21 July, 2018

This intercultural creation session of the Mediterranean Youth Orchestra is designed to a dozen of future professional musicians from the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region (France) and from the Mediterranean practicing musical improvisation (jazz, traditional musics…) if composition. This training session offers an intercultural experience of an ensemble life in creation, rehearsals and concerts on tour within […]


Comprehensive module

11 - 16 February, 2019

This is the course for you if you believe that musicians are versatile artists and loyal citizens who want the art they passionately endorse to reach the masses, and that their ability to interact with audiences – no matter if they’ are newcomers, youngsters or remote – is both asset and source of mutual benefit! […]


Hammamet session

18-31 March, 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 […]



Turkish baglama player

Ahmet Ozan Baysal, who particularly specialized on Bağlama performance and Şelpe techniques, received his bachelor’s degree from Selçuk University – Music Education Faculty in 2010 and graduated from Ethnomusicology master program of Istanbul Technical University – Music Department (Center for Advanced Studies in Music – MIAM) in 2013. He continues Bağlama Performance Studies under Music […]



Kosovo musician

Argtim Bajrami was born in Gjilan, where he began studying Music in a professional school. In October 2008, he started his bachelor at University of Prishtina in the Professor Blerim Grubi’s class? He finished his Master degree studies with his mentor 2016. During his Studies, he participated to a lot of international Festivals as a […]



Tunisian musician

Ghazi Khanchouch is a young Tunisian musician, researcher and teacher. Born in a family full of musicians, he started learning and playing since childhood in a traditional way (oral and non transcripted lusic). He joined the conservatory of Hammam-lif to learn about fundamentals of western music theories when he was 14. After his high school […]



French mezzo - soprano

After obtaining a master’s degree in French language and literature in 2008, the French Mezzo-soprano decided to devote herself to classical music. She enrolled in the singing class of Elvira Dreβen at the University of Music and Theater Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy of Leipzig, where she obtained her master’s degree in 2014. In 2018 she completed […]



Medinea meetings

The main achievement of the 2018 Medinea meetings were the adoption of the Manifesto by the network’s members. The role of this Manifesto is dual: – Bringing Medinea members together towards a common vision: identify clearly and state publicly what are the common convictions and the objectives of the network. – Formalise the membership to […]


New programme

Medinea Outreach programme

In the frame of the European Year of Cultural Heritage, Medinea launches its outreach programme aiming at assisting the emerging artists to develop and carry an outreach project. A call for proposals was addressed to Medinea’s artists community. The projects are all musical, addressing a clearly identified audience (often with little access to music), conceived […]

Stay tuned!