Blackboard Music Project 2014-2016

The official project period of the Blackboard has come to an end, but the YAM activities go on!
06 Jan, 2017

The official project period of the Blackboard Music Project, BbMP, ended as of December 31st, 2016. 

For the past 26 months, ten partners representing eight different countries - all Jeunesses Musicales International members - have cooperated and fougth hard to make more and better young audiences music concerts around Europe; to exchange players and music groups, to build competencies among YAM professionals and develop and strengthen the entire YAM field.

The project took off with the first major YAMsession in Umeaa, November 2014. Since then partners and many other YAM professionals have met at two more YAMsessions and five national showcases around Europe. Existing knowledge and the knowledge accumulated during the project has been channeled it into this very website.

Right now we're wrapping up and tying all lose ends, evaluating all activities and finishing reports. But even though the project officially ends, the many activties initiated as part of the project will continue! Stay tuned for all news within YAM on facebook and on this very website.

The Blackboard Music Project partners are the following: Jeunesses Musicales International, Levende Musik i Skolen, Hrvatska glazbena mladež, KonserttikeskusJeugd en Muziek, Jeunesses Musicales de France, Jeunesses Musicales Macedonia, Jeunesses Musicales Sverige, Jeunesses Musicales Wallonie-Bruxelles, Muzička omladina Beograda, Riksconsertene Norway.

Project Timeline:

  • November 6-8th, 2014 YAM Session, Umeå, Sweden
  • January 10-11th, 2015 Showcase JMFrance, Paris, France 
  • April 4th, 2015 Showcase JMVlaandern, Antwerp, Belgium 
  • September 14-16th, 2015 YAM Session, Zagreb, Croatia + Launch of project website: 
  • October 25-27th, 2015, Musik i Tide Festival, LMS, Billund, Denmark
  • December 8-16th 2015 Exchange of concert tour, JMFrance: Festival Tout'Ouie, Paris 
  • March 9-11th, 2016, Showcase Konserttikeskus, Finland 
  • April, 13-14th 2016 Showcase JMWallonieBruxelles, Belgium 
  • October 25-27th, 2016, YAM Session, Larvik, Norway

The Blackboard Music Project is funded by EU’s Culture Programme, Creative Europe.