CAPACITARTE: good practices from Portugal, Spain, Hungary and Germany

CAPACITARTE is a training project in which IYMF is partner for professionals in the artistic-pedagogical world that allows them to extend and develop their skills in non-formal methodologies active from art, creativity and culture. These professionals of the artistic-pedagogical world in non-formal methodologies through Art will revert their learning in directive teams, teachers and AMPAS […]

Fundación Yehudi Menuhin España commitment and work for solidarity

Monday 31 August was the International Solidarity Day. A date that has been commemorated for 40 years and on which FYME wishes to show its commitment and work to promote solidarity. FYME shows that what matters is what you do not what you say and FYME, through its numerous projects including Enred-Arte and Solidariz-Arte, is […]

Our musical production “AL DI LA DI NOI” continues to thrill the audience!

The story began in September 2019 in the Salento region of Apulia in Southern Italy. The International Yehudi Menuhin Foundation had partnered with Outhere Music and MUS-E Italia Onlus to organize a music residency that would close with a concert in Alessano, in the context of the Muse Salentine Festival, with the aim of raising [...]

Homelands, places of belonging in the magazine ENGAGE

What is more powerful than art as a driver for positive inclusion? The project Homelands, places of belonging led by the International Yehudi Menuhin Foundation is on the frontpage of the ENGAGE magazine by CERA, a magazine specially designed for young members, featuring reports on a selection of exciting projects and committed young people. In [...]

Council of Europe Recommendation and the relevance of the projects carried out by IYMF

Information from the Council of Europe (CoE): Recommendation CM/Rec(2020)2 of the Committee of Ministers to Member States on the inclusion of the history of Roma and/or Travellers in school curricula and teaching materials On 1 July 2020 the Committee of Ministers at the 1380th meeting of the Ministers' Deputies adopted for the first time a recommendation [...]

Art education against the coronavirus outbreak

In 1993, Yehudi Menuhin (1916-1999) together with Werner Schmitt, director of the Bern Conservatory, and Marianne Poncelet  launched the MUS-E programme, anchoring active art experiences in education and promoting intercultural dialogue,. In alignment with The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child , MUS-E gives priority to investment in one of the basic [...]

IYMF joins ENCATC

The International Yehudi Menuhin Foundation is committed to take on a more active role and therefore, strong of its experience and the richness of the MUS-E Network, we join the ENCATC Network. ENCATC is a European network on cultural management and policy bringing together over 138 educational, training and cultural centers in over 40 countries [...]

Highlight on MUS-E Italy’s initiatives during and after the lockdown

The International Yehudi Menuhin Foundation is responsible for the international coordination of the MUS-E Network. This includes promoting and sharing best practices and coomon tools and each month IYMF sheds light on national initiatives that are worth sharing at the international level. This articles focuses on MUS-E Italia Onlus and the initiatives they have set [...]

IYMF at the Pietrasanta in Concerto 2020

We are very happy to be part and support the Pietrasanta Festival in this particular year for the music sector. We will present for an intimate and open air concert the amazing Alessandro Quarta together with IYMF orchestra in residence, the Brussels Chamber Orchestra, and musicians of MUS-E Italy. In order to have a taste [...]

Altea Narici, young IYMF music ambassador, World Ocean Day song

Thanks to the great support of the Friends of the International Yehudi Menuhin Foundation, IYMF launches the first experience of supporting a project of a young artist. Altea Narici participated in multidisciplinary artistic residency organized by IYMF and we have decided to help her achieve her own project that will boost her professional experience in [...]

Homelands at the European level

The Homelands projet HOMELANDS, PLACES OF BELONGING is a community co-creation project for and by newcomer artists, led by the International Yehudi Menuhin Foundation and its partners. Newcomer/refugee artists collaborate with partners from the socio-cultural sector and engage in a process of artistic co-creation with the local community. A colourful mix of projects will arise [...]

A concert from home with Matthieu Saglio

After hundreds of concerts in more than 30 countries, the cello player and composer and artists ambassador of the International Yehudi Menuhin Foundation, Matthieu Saglio presents a combination of classical tradition with sounds and rhythms brought from his encounters across the world. You can hear echoes from the Western cathedrals and souks of Maghreb, the [...]

Our artists ambassadors – Cade l’oliva

Music is a communication far more powerful than words, far more immediate, far more efficient. Yehudi Menuhin   Well, let the music play! Our artists ambassadors, under the direction of Thierry Van Roy, offer their interpretation of "Cade l'oliva", a popular song transmitted orally and recorded by the ethnomusicologist and singer Caterina Bueno in her [...]

News from MUS-E Germany

Now, like in other MUS-E® countries, schools across Germany are closed, which currently means a - hopefully - temporary break. MUS-E® Germany decided to support its artists in this difficult time as far as possible. The board of the association has therefore decided to continue paying their fees until further notice.   In keeping with [...]

Message from Dr. L. Subramaniam, artist ambassador of IYMF

I find nothing more inspiring than the music making of my very great colleague Subramaniam. Each time I listen to him, I am carried away in wonderment Yehudi Menuhin Since its creation, the International Yehudi Menuhin Foundation is continuously fuelled by amazing artists. We cannot insist more on the fact that the artists we work [...]