Ensembles 2013

Following ensembles participated at the 61st European Music Festival for Young People in Neerpelt in 2013.

Nr Name / Country City Category


107 ACA Big Band Beringen B
106 Rupelzonen Boom A
87 Academie orkest Deurne Deurne A
22 Speelkring Diksmuide A
23 Speelschare Diksmuide A
38 Percussion Feeling Eksel C
54 VEM - Mini Musica Kinderorkest Gent F
55 VEM - Strijkorkest Gent E
6 Jeugddrumband Kempenbloei Hamont-Achel C
7 Jeugdfanfare Kempenbloei Hamont-Achel A*
4 Jeugdharmonie Hamont-Schoot Hamont-Schoot A
57 La Duetta Hasselt D*
42 Jeugdharmonie De Bergengalm Hechtel Hechtel-Eksel A
30 Jeugdfanfare Sforzando Hoeleden A
75 Euphonia Izegem A
85 Klarinettenensemble SAMW Izegem Izegem F
86 Slagwerkensemble SAMW Izegem Izegem C
34 Koninklijke Harmonie St.-Cecilia Heist Knokke-Heist A
79 Instapfanfare Concordia Malderen A
65 Orbis Musicana Meerhout A
109 Ghent Youth Jazz Orchestra Melle B
62 SlaEn NIKO Neerpelt C
73 Niko Hermonieorkest NIKO_HO! Neerpelt A*
89 Jeugdorkest van de Koninklijke Hermonie van Peer Peer A
36 Strijkorkest SAWD Roeselare Roeselare E
37 Kamermuziekensemble SAWD Roeselare Roeselare D
74 Flutechoir van de SAMWD Roeselare Roeselare F
78 Tocando Roeselare F
11 't Fanfareke Schoonbroek A
45 Percussie Ensemble Academie Tessenderlo Tessenderlo C
48 Jeugdbrassband Kempenzonen Tielen Tielen A
103 Perduo Wervik C
81 Westelfolk: tjoenkvolk Westerlo F


52 Zvezdicki Violin Ensemble Burgas D


71 Beijing Zhongguancun High School Golden Sail Orchestra Bejing A
102 Jinfan group from WUYI Elementary School Bejing A
91 TWGHs Wong Fut Nam College Brass Ensemble Hong Kong D
92 TWGHs Wong Fut Nam College Girls Quartet Hong Kong D
93 TWGHs Wong Fut Nam College Mixed Quartet Hong Kong D
94 TWGHs Wong Fut Nam College Percussion Ensemble Hong Kong C*
95 TWGHs Wong Fut Nam College String Ensemble Hong Kong D
96 TWGHs Wong Fut Nam College Symphonic Band Hong Kong A
97 TWGHs Wong Fut Nam College Violin Duo Hong Kong D
98 TWGHs Wong Fut Nam College Vocal Trio Hong Kong D
99 TWGHs Wong Fut Nam College Winds Ensemble Hong Kong D


20 Wanna Be Horsens B
47 Horsens Folk Band Horsens F


41 Jugendblasorchester der Stadtmusik Geisingen Geisingen A
67 Saly Hamburg D
21 The Yellow Tone Orchestra Montabaur B
82 ODEON Jugendsinfonieorchester München E*
14 Jugendblasorchester Stadt Neu-Ulm Neu-Ulm A
51 Sinfonisches Jugendblasorchester der Musikschule Schleiden Schleiden A
12 JUGGS- Juniororchester am Goethegymnasium Schwerin Schwerin A
26 Jugendstreichorcherster der Kreismusikschule Müritz Waren E
31 Jugendsinfonieorchster des Robert-Schumann-Konservatoriums Zwickau E


39 Symphonic Band of Georg Ots musicschool of Tallinn Tallinn A*


8 Outojoki (Weird River)  Joensuu F*


63 Aelia Sabina Percussion Orchestra Budapest F
94 String Orchestra of Sir Georg Solti Music School Budapest E
70 Szuk Mátyás Ifjúsági Fúvószenekar Tarnalelesz A



Knocklyon Concert Band

Dublin A


105 Batucada Percussion Salerno C*


15 Tambura orchestra KUD Mihovljan Mihovljan F*
59 Mladi tamburaski orkester Ferdo Livadic Samobor F

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69 Amersfoorts Jeugd Orkest (AJO) Amersfoort E*
32 Jeugdharmonie EMM Budel Budel A
33 Jeugdslagwerkgroep EMM Budel Budel C
72 Jeugdorkest Meerlo-Wanssum Horst a/d Maas en Venray A
17 Schoolorkest "Beyers Naudé" Leeuwarden F
24 Drumband St. Jozef Someren C
16 Frysk Jeugd Fanfare Orkes Wons A / A*
100 Benjamin Strijkorkest Zwolle E


35 Jugendblasorchester Stadt Haag Haag A
44 JOMO Jugendorchester Musikschule Ober-Grafendorf Ober-Grafendorf A


43 Kwartet Klarnetowy Jastrzębie-Zdrój D
1 Tre Olsztyn D
66 Grupa Muzyczna Mikano Sieraków F*
27 Tibiarum Scholares Toszek G
28 Chamber string orchestra of ZPSM nr1 Warschau F
90 Youth Chamber Orchestra DIVERTIMENTO from PSM im K. Kurpinskiego Warschau E


5 Russian folk orchestra of the Choral school for boys "Dubna" Dubna F
13 Balalaika Dubna F
25 Impromptu Dubna B
58 Ryabinushka Dubna D
60 Unison Dubna D*
2 Domra-Fest Moskou F
61 Exprompt Moskou F
108 Duo Shulyakovskiy-Koroleva St.-Petersburg D*


88 Accordion orchestra of Music School Skofja Loka Skofja Loka F


68 Children and Youth Orchestra Harmony Bratislava Bratislava E


49 Orquestra de corda nou barris Barcelona E
50 Ensemble de guitarres nou barris Barcelona F
53 Orquestra de vent nou barris Barcelona A
29 Orquestra de l'EdM Centre de Lectura de Reus Reus E
10 Grup Torredembarra Torredembarra F*

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46 Lusatia consort Cvikov G
18 Juventus Gradecensis Hradec Králové E*
19 Juventus Kvartet Hradec Králové D*
3 Klarinetový soubor Prachatice Prachatice D / D*
64 United orchestras of Sarabanda and Archi Piccoli Rychnov nad Kneznou and Police nad Metuji G
9 Wind Orchestra of Art School in Uničov Uničov A
104 Wind Orchestra of Elementary School of Arts in Vratimov Vratimov A


80 Chamber Orchestra of Lida State Music College Lida E


77 Kindersinfonie - Orchester Wetzikon F

EMJ News 2013

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Photobook 2013: a unique realization by the EMJ photographers
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Words of praise for EMJ from Ireland
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220 schoolchildren sing the "Festivalsong"
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No fewer than 17 festival-ambassadors
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EMJ.tv : A Festival dance
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EMJ.tv : The Aftermovie
Everything about the 61st edition. Enjoy.
EMJ.tv : The participants (Day 2)
Presenting the participating countries of the second festival day.
Excellent results in the 61st Festivalste Festival
To the organizers of the European Music Festival for Young people the last days of April and the...
EMJ.tv : Jury interviews
What do jurymembers think of the EMY Festival?
Bustling but cosy town centre
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EMJ.tv : The participants (1)
Presenting the participating countries of the first festival day.
EMJ.tv : Rise and Shine
Or how an Irish group of youngsters were awakened by our reporters..
350 Volunteers catering for our guests
EMY entirely relies on the voluntary co-operation of 26 boards-members, 32 committee-members and...
EMJ.tv: The Festival starts
Friday evening  3rd May : the start of a great Festival.
A Taste of Neerpelt : Sardines in a tin box
No, there were no sardines on the menu of "A Taste of Neerpelt, but they were on the market square...
Taxidrivers cover 10.000 km
You must have seen them drive to and fro, the EMY Audis and Volkswagens transporting people and...
EMJ wins Flemish Culture Award for Amateur Arts
Today, the Flemish Minister for Culture, Joke Schauvliege, has granted the Flemish Community Award...
On behalf of the European Music Festival for Young People (EMY) we bid you all welcome to our 61st...
Kick-off, a great start of the Festival
This year's new Kickoff was the official start of the 61st European Music Festival for Young...
Happening "Happy notes"
On Saturday May 4 2013 in the Sports hall Provinciaal Domein Dommelhof musicians, singers and...
A Taste of Neerpelt
Friday May 3 at 8.00 pm, "A Taste of Neerpelt" starts on the Market Place of Neerpelt. This...
EMJ takes leave of Mr Vic Nees, our inspirator and friend
While preparing the 61st edition of EMJ, we lost a faithful inspirator and friend. On March 14,...
61th Festival's poster
The 61st EMY poster is based on a drawing by Aline Weltjens. She made the drawing within the...