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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International School of Protocol & Diplomacy

Paolo Petrocelli, Founder & President of EMMA for Peace , will give a keynote presentation on Music Diplomacy at the Graduation Ceremony of the Master’s Degree students of the 2014/2015 Academic Year of the International School of Protocol & Diplomacy in Brussels. The Ceremony will take place on 23 January 2016 at 4:00 pm in the InesPires Gallery located at Rue Major René Dubreucq 21, 1050 Brussels (next to Place de Londres).... read more

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