There is something special about “School Session”, one of the BJO’s (National Youth Orchestra of Germany) musical outreach programs. The moderators, aged 14 to 19, are also members of the orchestra, almost the same age as their listeners. In clear and understandable terms, these young musicians answer questions about life in the orchestra and the music they play: “What part of Germany do most of the players come from?” “How old is the youngest member?” “What does the conductor talk about?” “Which position and which pieces are the most difficult?”
School children between the ages of 8 and 16 have the chance to directly experience a variety of works and see that young people barely older than themselves can have a great deal of fun playing classical music, so much so that they gladly give up some of their free time and holidays. The enthusiastic response to the “School Session” project has confirmed the orchestra’s belief that the BJO is particularly well suited to introduce young listeners to classical music.
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Udine (IT) | 20. Januar 2020 | Teatro Nuovo Giovanni
Koblenz | 14. Januar 2020 | Eichendorff-Gymnasium
Koblenz | 18. August 2017 | Eichendorff-Gymnasium
Bonn | 14. September 2016 | diverse Grundschulen (Beethovenhalle)
Dresden | 04. April 2016 | Studierendenkonzert (Konzertsaal Musikhochschule)
Zwickau | 03. April 2016 | Clara-Wieck-Gymnasium Zwickau (Lukaskirche)
Augsburg | 12. Januar 2016 | Gymnasium bei St. Stephan (Kleiner Goldener Saal)
Bonn | 24. September 2015 | Beethovenhalle
Waiblingen | 15. January 2015 | Salier Gymnasium
Mülheim an der Ruhr | 12. January 2015 | Waldorfschule Mülheim
Ulm | 16. April 2012 | Waldorfschule Ulm
Bonn | 09. January 2012 | Ernst-Moritz-Arndt-Gymnasium
Waldkirch | 12. January 2011 | Geschwister-Scholl-Gymnasium
Weimar | 13. July 2010 | Musikgymnasium Schloss Belvedere
Würzburg | 12. July 2010 | Matthias-Grünewald-Gymnasium
Frankfurt/Main | 06. August 2008 | Musterschule
Bonn | 12. January 2008 | Ernst-Moritz-Arndt-Gymnasium
Remscheid | 17. April 2006 | Akademie Remscheid
Bonn | 12. January 2006 | Ernst-Moritz-Arndt-Gymnasium
Drawings by pupils at the Waldorf School in Ulm in response to the “School Session” on 16 April 2012, directed by Alexander Merzyn.