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Caribbean Night

Youth Application 2016

Closing Date was 31st December 2015 (Application is closed except for the highlighted instruments below)


I. Caribbean Night
The Swiss Youth World-Music Ensemble


April 11 – 16, 2016 in Aarau, Switzerland


2 Concerts – in Aarau and in TBA Switzerland


For youth musicians between the ages of 16 – 26 years old

From All Switzerland!


Participation Fee: FREE


Attention: Participants are required to have a good command of the English Language!

All communication will be in English!


The Swiss Youth World Music Ensemble is directed by

Corey Allen

and accompanied by other internationally acclaimed artists versatile in the Caribbean, Jazz and contemporary styles for presenting original music and covers from the Caribbean region.


Juan Luis Guerra* (voc), Etienne Charles* (tp), Christian Justilien (tb), Jane Bunnett (ts), Vernon ‘Ice’ Black (g), Edsel Gomez (keys), Ludwig Afonso (dr)


We seek the number of candidates playing the following instruments.


(4) vocals

1 flute

(2) 1 trumpet

1 trombone

1 alto sax

1 tenor sax

1 baritone sax

1 guitar

1 piano/keys

1 accordion

1 acoustic bass

3 drums/percussions


Closing Date: 31st december 2015


Auditions will be held in case applications exceed demand.


Audition Date: 16th January, 2016 in Aarau


Participants will be chosen based on level of musicianship and delight for crossover projects.


Application is still open for the highlighted instruments above!


*Subject to change

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