International Agreement between the Salzburg Mozarteum Foundation and the University of the Arts

University of the Arts
Key objectives of the measure:

Promotion of symphonic music and support for the training of Cuban musicians.

Promote a greater access of the Cuban public to symphonic music.

Scope of the measure:
National, International
Nature of the measure:
Main feature of the measure:

Creation of the Mozarteum of Havana.

Expansion of the repertoire of the University of the Arts (ISA) Symphonic Orchestra and its participation in the 2014 International Mozart Festival in Salzburg, Austria.

Participation of students in summer courses at the University of Salzburg

Periodic presence of professors from abroad in Cuba invited by the Mozarteum Foundation.

Results expected through the implementation of the measure:

Preparation of Cuban teachers, orchestra conductors and musicians.

Strengthening of training processes in symphonic music.

Presentation of national and international concerts with the participation of the University of the Arts Symphonic Orchestra.

Increase in the options of symphonic music for the Cuban public.

Financial resources allocated to implement the measure:

The University of the Arts has operated within its budget and Vienna has offered financing from EU cooperation funds.

Main conclusions of the evaluation of the measure:

With this measure, Cuban teachers, orchestra conductors and musicians have been prepared, and as a result symphonic music training processes have been strengthened. In addition, national and international concerts have been presented, where the University of the Arts Symphonic Orchestra has performed. Options of international symphonic music have been given to the Cuban public. Likewise this Agreement has allowed the presence of Cuban symphonic music in Austria, as well as the presence of artists and specialists from Austria in our country.

Indicators used to determine impact:
Actions carried out to promote symphonic music.Actions carried out in favour of the formation of Cuban musicians.