EMMA for Peace, or the Euro Mediterranean Music Academy, is a non-profit global umbrella organization for music diplomacy and education: a network of music institutions, universities and philanthropic foundations brought together in the shared interest of music and the promotion of peace in the Mediterranean and Middle East regions.

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Oregon Music Festival

EMMA for Peace is proud to announce a partnership with Oregon Music Festival. OMF is a professional, international music festival dedicated to performance, promotion and development of classical music. As a summer music festival the event seeks to fill a gap in the city’s classical music offerings, in particular in the area of symphonic music. OMF is led by the Artistic Collegium (a group of distinguished musicians), managed by a professional staff and governed by local citizens. OMF is committed to high musical standards, the latest in music scholarship and music education. The festival seeks to engage both local and international artists and present a spectrum of complementary works with a core emphasis on one or more composers. OMF’s education efforts are channeled through Orpheus Academy Northwest which provides mentoring to young local musicians by festival’s resident artists.... read more

EMMA for Peace in Cyprus

  13 November 2015 Nicosia, Cyprus  The Shoe Factory 7.30 pm Paolo Petrocelli, Founder and President of EMMA for Peace (European Mediterranean Music Academy), will give a talk on “Music and Diplomacy” examining the effectiveness of this art form in international affairs, global development, and social justice effort. The Lecture will be given in English and will last approximately one hour. It is organized as part of the Pharos Arts Foundation’s project “Music In Tempore Belli”, which will culminate in the concert by Ergon Ensemble on 12 November 2015 featuring works inspired by war. http://www.pharosartsfoundation.org/Paolo_Petrocelli_lecture.htm... read more

EMMA for Peace at Jordan Hall, Boston

31 October 2015 Boston, USA Jordan Hall – New England Conservatory 8.00 pm EMMA for Peace is proud to partner with Swiss Gart to present Korean Chamber Orchestra on US tour celebrating its 50th Anniversary in 2015. New world star mezzo soprano Carly Paoli, who recently performed at Terme di Caracalla in Rome with Jose Carreras and Andrea Bocelli, participates on this event thanks to EMMA for Peace. South Korean violinist Soyoung Yoon one of the brightest violinists of her generation will magnify the concert, along with UNESCO Artists for Peace, violinist Ino Mirkovic. Conductor of the concert will be Sergey Smbatyan who was honored with the French Medal of Arts and Letters as Knight. The concert will be held on the 31st October 2015 at 8:00pm in Jordan Hall at New England Conservatory in Boston.... read more