World Federation of Amateur Orchestras

Connecting orchestras worldwide

Mission Statement

1) WFAO serves as worldwide exchange platform for amateur music making in symphonic ensembles in different dimensions

2) WFAO engages actively in the application of the 5 Musical Rights as proclaimed by the International Music Council

3) WFAO offers assistance in the artistic, educational and organizational growth of music education and more specifically in orchestral activities to its members and interested projects

4) WFAO promotes and defends the interests of amateur music in civil society’s organisations and institutions and intervenes with decision-makers at all levels in order to facilitate access to music for all.