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International Cultural Exchange Program for Classical Musicians 2013-2014

The Bosnian-Herzegovinian American Academy of Arts and Sciences in cooperation with the Sarajevo Philharmonic, Bosnia – Herzegovinia, is excited to announce the 2013-2014 International Cultural Exchange Program for Classical Musicians.  Between Three to Six musicians will be selected to participate in the program. The instrumental openings for the 2013-2014 concert season are:

1 oboe, 1 bassoon, 2 French horns, and 1 trombone

Musicians selected will perform for ten months as members of the Sarejevo Philharmonic in Bosnia – Herzegovina. These musicians will play for Opera, Ballet, and Symphonic Concerts. The Sarajevo Philharmonic was founded in 1923 and has played an important role in shaping the musical life of Sarajevo and Bosnia and Herzegovina.  The Sarajevo Philarmonic is a full-time orchestra that currently performs in National Theatre in Sarajevo and tours throughout the region. For more information on the orchestra go to:

Full Scholarship Musicians selected to participate in this program, will have all of their travel expenses and accomodation expenses in Bosnia and Herzegovina paid for.  They will receive a small living stipend; shared housing in an apartment with the other Cultural Exchange musicians; a stipend for public transportation to and from rehearsals; basic health insurance; residency permit; and a round-trip airline ticket from a destination in the US to Sarajevo, Bosnia – Herzegovina.

Partial Scholarship Musicians selected for the program will receive all of the above except for the round-trip airline ticket from the US to Sarajevo. This travel will be at their own expense.

Program Dates:
The International Cultural Exchange Program for Classical Musicans will start around September 10, 2013 and finish at the end of June, 2014. Applicants must be available for the entire ten month time period to be considered.

Application Fee:
There is a non-refundable $50 application fee to apply for the program. Payment can be made by Pay Pal or credit card through Pay Pal on the website /Payment instructions on the righ side/. Checks can also be accepted made out to:  Bosnian-Herzegovinian American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Read more (print also), attachment below:

International Cultural Exchange Program 2013-2014
Press Release – Introducing our 2013-2014 participants

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