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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EMMA for Peace in Azerbaijan

22 September 2015 Baku, Azerbaijan Azerbaijan State Philharmonie 7.00 pm As part of the Uzeyir Hajibayli International Music Festival, EMMA for Peace will present for the first time a project in Azerbaijan: masterclasses and a concert. EMMA for Peace artists Ayyub Guliyev (Azerbaijan), Michele Campanella (Italy), Kinan Azmeh (Syria), Miina Jarvi (Estonia) will gather together to give a concert on 22nd September at 7.00 pm at Azerbaijan State Philharmonie, joined by the Azerbaijan State Symphony Orchestra named after Uzeyir Hadjibeyli. On September 21st at 3.00 pm pianist Michele Campanella and violinist Miina Jarvi will give a masterclass and meet some of the local students of  Gara Garayev Musical School.   Azerbaijan State Symphony Orchestra named after Uzeyir Hadjibeyli Conductor: Ayyub Guliyev (Azerbaijan) Soloists : Michele Campanella (Italy) Miina Jarvi (Estonia) Kinan Azmeh (Siria) Program : L.Beethoven – 4th Piano concerto Kinan Azmeh – “Wedding” from the Suite for clarinet and orchestra Gara Garayev – Violin concerto Pierre Thilloy – 7th Symphony “Yanardag” (Mountain of... read more

Ravello Festival/Peace Concert

11 August 2015 Ravello, Italy Ravello | Belvedere di Villa Rufolo,  4.45 am CONCERTO all’ALBA | Ravello Festival EMMA for Peace partner of the Peace Concert under the patronage of the Italian National Commission for UNESCO. Orchestra Filarmonica della Fenice Alvise Casellati, conductor Michelangelo Carbonara, piano Josu De Solaun*, piano | Stefan Tarara*, violin | Eun-Sun Hong*, cello *First prize  “George Enescu” Competition 2014 Music by Beethoven, Dvořák, Fauré, Carrara** **First premiere Info... read more

EMMA for Peace at United Nations

30 July 2015 United Nations Head Quarter  New York, USA EMMA for Peace Founder and President, Paolo Petrocelli, participated as a speaker at the Junior Chamber International Partnership Summit at the United Nations Head Quarter in New York, USA. The 2015 JCI Global Partnership Summit united all sectors of society to discuss important issues facing the world and serves as a catalyst for all sectors to accept responsibility and act. Young active citizens are mobilizers in creating sustainable impact at the local level, and throughout this event, participants identified action steps to create positive change looking toward the future through 2030. Petrocelli presented EMMA for Peace and its projects as a speaker of  the session “Peace, Prosperity and Sustaining the Future”.  Moderator Mark Leon Goldberg Editor, UN Dispatch Susan Petrisin President-elect, Kiwanis International Nik Sekhran Director of Sustainable Development, United Nations Development Programme Falu Njie Deputy Director for Policy, UN Millennium Campaign Paolo Petrocelli Founder, Emma for... read more