World Federation of Amateur Orchestras

Connecting orchestras worldwide

MUSICIANS FROM TEN COUNTRIES GATHER IN CRUMLIN

“Connecting people through music”February 22nd-23rd 2020 Adult amateur musicians from a score of countries and citieswill gather at St Agnes’ Community Centre for Music & the Arts, Armagh Rd, Crumlin, on Saturday February 22nd and Sunday February 23rd including musicians from Singapore, Scotland, Spain, the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, England, the United States […]

Merry Musical Christmas

The board of the World Federation of Amateur Orchestra wish all our members, orchestra friends and partners around the world a merry Christmas and a happy new year! 2019 has been eventful, with a fruitful conference in Singapore in March, […]

Tokyo 2020

JAO, NPO-WFAO and WFAO are happy to announce the Tokyo 2020. From June 4 to 7 the World Amateur Festival Orchestra, the World Amateur Orchestra Forum and the World Amateur Orchestra Leaders Conference will be held, in the Tokyo Metropolitan […]

SPELL IT OUT: CULTURE!

The World Federation of Amateur Orchestras supports the initiative from the European Music Council that culture must be a visible and central part of the new European Commision. On 10 September, European Commission President-elect Ursula von der Leyen presented her […]

Honorary Chairperson

At the General Assembly of WFAO, Alex Van Beveren of Belgium stepped down as chairperson. Since 1991, he has been essential in the development of the World Federation of Amateur Orchestras, working day and night to expand the network of […]

Conference Programme

WFAO and SNYO are looking forward to fruitful discussion, splendid concerts and exciting presentations in Singapore this weekend. Here you can find the programme for the conference and general assembly, alongside directions to the different venues. Friday 15 March 10am […]

Security breach

Dear all, Unfortunately, the website of The World Federation of Amateur Orchestras has been struck by a security breach lately. After an extensive search, in the end we had to completely remake our websites. In the coming days, we will […]