High quality training course
A training project leading to professional integration
The JOA offers a professional training programme unique in Europe. It enables young musicians towards the end of their senior studies or at the beginning of their musical career to tackle the interpretation of classical and romantic repertoires on period instruments. It is both a training programme and a step into the professional music world.
This course takes place at the Abbaye aux Dames, la cité musicale. Here the students benefit from an environment which offers them :
- the presence of renowned musicians (Philippe Herreweghe, Marc minkowski, Louis Langrée..)
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- the opportunity to seal future artistic collaboration
- the aura of the Festival de Saintes
- a unique training programme given and supported by the Orchestre des Champs Elysées.
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To complete the training programme some concerts are given as part of the Festival de Saintes. That gives the young musicians a real opportunity to experience a grand performance.
The Jeune Orchestre de l’Abbaye aux Dames courses have been integrated into the Masters degree course at Poitiers university since 2012.