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French ensembles : facts & figures

All you have ever wanted to know about French independent ensembles: their activities, staff costs, revenues including public ressources and private sponsors, export, average number of concerts, educational work…. Based on 2012 data, they also show trends and evolutions between 2010 and 2012. The summary of this 6 month – study is available in English […]

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Partnership with European research institutions

What is a European independent ensembles? In Germany, it is a collective group where musicians are all equal. In France, it is a group of musicians gathered for a specific project around a leader, an “entrepreneur”. In Spain, it is an ensemble that renews the idea of “classical music” into a blend of so-called “art […]

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Agreement with the British Ministry of Transport

Best Practice among FEVIS Europe members and partners The Musicians’ Union negotiated a general agreement with the Ministry of Transport in the UK. This agreement allowed them to issue a card that travelling musicians carry along with them as they tour with their instruments. This example of national best practice may inspire other national associations to […]

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touring in France – attend our professional breakfast

FEVIS Europe is planning a professional breakfast to answer all the questions you may have on France, its organizers, networks, negotiations and prices, its “artistic trends” and media. This informal meeting is dedicated to independent music ensembles, from medieval to contemporary music, from any country. Guest speaker: Ian Malkin was trained at Lancaster University. He […]

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Cappella Amsterdam – a partly “subsidized” ensemble in the Netherlands

Cappella Amsterdam is a good example of what is a partly subsidized music ensemble in the Netherlands. Find here the manager Anna Becker’s understanding of what it is to be an ensemble built as a “private initiative”, figures, development stages and budget. Have a look here :   Download here. Photo credit- Annelies van der Vegt 

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Collegium Vocale Gent – a Belgian “mature” ensemble

This presentation will give you a good understanding of this Belgian ensemble. Find eveything you need to know regarding the development of Collegium Vocale Gent, repertoires, numbers of concerts, strategies, etc.Dowload here.

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La Nuova Musica – a British “emerging” ensemble

Find here Julian Forbes’ presentation of La Nuova Musica, a British ensemble directed by Julian Forbes. It includes its stages of development, and some specific information about the UK musical landscape. Download here.

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