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Winner of the European Championship for Wind Orchestras 2016 has been found!

The winner of the first edition of ECWO is Koninklijke Harmonie van Thorn (NL)

 

The final results can be found on this page: Results

European Championship for Wind Orchestras

The European Championship for Wind Orchestras is an international non-profit association, with the purpose of arranging the European Championship for Wind Orchestras.

The association was founded on its first annual meeting in Utrecht, The Netherlands, on 25th of October 2014.

The first Championship for Wind Orchestras is going to be held in Tivoli Vredenburg concert hall, Utrecht, The Netherlands on 21st of May 2016. Friday 20th ECWO invite all friends of wind music to a round table conference to discuss the situation for wind music in Europe.

News

 

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(16/5-16) The program for each orchestra has been added to the information page for the participating orchestra.

 

(27/2-16) Order of Perfomance has been drawn, and can be seen here.

 

(10/2-16) We now have some info about the last participating band. The Danish Concert Band (Rødovre Concert Band) won the nationals in November, and are ready to join the ECWO2016.

The participating orchestras and more info about them can be found on this page.

 

(26/1-16) It is now possible to buy tickets for ECWO 2016. This is done through the KNMO webpage. Just click here.

 

(20/10-15) We have actually know for some time, that the Swiss would join us for ECWO 2016, and now we have confirmation and some info about the band.

 

(2/10-15) Another participant has joined the rather big competition. This time England has joined our "line up" for ECWO 2016.

 

(23/9-15) The test piece for the ECWO2016 has been chosen, Cerebral Vortex by Øyvind Moe. Read about the piece and the composer here.

 

Our first participant from the baltic has confirmed. ECWO is happy to welcome Jazeps Medins Rigas Music Secondary Schools symphonic wind band as our fifth participant.

The participating orchestras and more info about them can be found on this page.

 

A fourth ochestra has joined our "line up". This time we have a wind orchestra from Germany. The ECWO association invited the wind band, and now they have confirmed.

 

We now have a confirmation from the third orchestra. This time it's from The Netherlands, where KMNO has choosen Koninklijke Harmonie van Thorn to be the dutch participant.

 

The second participant has now confirmed, that they will join the competetion in Utrecht 2016. This time it's the Norwegian band, Christiania Blåseensemble (Christiania Wind Ensemble).

 

The first participant for the European Championship for Wind Orchestras has been found. It's the orchestra that is representing Belgium, Concertband Maasmechelen.

One more orchestra will be announced shortly.

The participants can be found on this page.

ECWO-webmaster: Ulrik Spinkel Thomsen, mail: webmaster@ecwo.eu