Medinea

The Medinea network

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

Activities

Introductory session

20 - 25 January 2020

This multi-session training programme to raise public awareness of the arts gives young artists the opportunity to put their musical talents into practice and to develop their professional skills outside of the concert hall, and thus reach out directly to audiences. Its aim is to help each participating artist to design and implement his or […]

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Valletta session

13 - 27 February 2020

The four 2020 Medinea sessions of the Mediterranean Youth Orchestra (MYO) are each 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 practise of musical improvisation, even of the composition. Each session is designed for a large diversity of […]

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Hammamet session

02 - 15 March 2020

The four 2020 Medinea sessions of the Mediterranean Youth Orchestra (MYO) are each 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 practise of musical improvisation, even of the composition. Each session is designed for a large diversity of […]

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Comprehension session

06 - 11 April 2020

This multi-session training programme to raise public awareness of the arts gives young artists the opportunity to put their musical talents into practice and to develop their professional skills outside of the concert hall, and thus reach out directly to audiences. Its aim is to help each participating artist to design and implement his or […]

Artists

Tormey WOODS

British singer

Tormey Woods grew up with the stage being where he is most comfortable, having taken acting classes and performed in plays since the age of six. From 2014 to 2019 he was a young artist at the Montpellier National Opera, where he was taught by Nicolas Rivenq. From 2016 onward Tormey also studied singing at […]

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Gentiana AHMETI

Kosovan musician

After her elementary and secondary Music Professional School in her Hometown in 2010, Gentiana started a Bachelor’s degree for Flute at Academy of Arts in Prishtina, with Professors Venera Kajtazi and Eremira Citaku until 2014, and finished her Master’s degree for flute at Academy of Arts in Pristina in 2015. During her studies, she played […]

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Athina SISKAKI

Greek violonist

Born in Lafayette, Indiana, U.S.A, Athina started classical violin at the age of 7, but now she is playing traditional/folk and she is interested in different kind of violin playing and world music. She graduated from the Music High School of Thessaloniki. As a member of the Music School Choir, she took part in many festivals and workshops. She […]

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Colin HELLER

French musician

Born in Briançon, France, he started playing violin and piano when he was 5, later organ and baroque violin. After his studies at the Conservatoire Darius Milhaud of Aix-en-Provence, he has been admitted in 2018 in the baroque violin class of the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique (CNSMD) in Lyon. Immersed very early in a […]

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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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Medinea and its partners activities

Apply for 2020 training sessions

Open your view to the Mediterranean by exploring intercultural and improvised music with the help of the jazzman and composer Fabrizio Cassol during the next four Medinea sessions in Valletta (Malta), Hammamet (Tunisia), Aix-en-Provence (France), and Nuoro (Italy) See application process below   Develop your transmission skills to work with different audiences under the guidance […]

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Medinea and its partners activities

Overview – 2018-2019 Outreach skills sessions

These training sessions help participants gain professional skills that are vital today so that artists can carry out innovative and participatory projects for highly diverse audiences. Experimentation and musical improvisation are the core of the learning process: they help individuals develop their creativity by drawing inspiration from their own cultural heritage and encourage intercultural initiatives. […]

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Press and overviews

Press reviews

Medinea Session – Nuoro, Italy – August 2019 Medinea session – Aix-en-Provence, France – July 2019 Medinea session – Istanbul, Turkey – April 2019 Medinea session – Hammamet, Tunisia – March 2019

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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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