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Closing Date for Applications: 5th January 2019


Youth Application 2019


II. Abraham – The Swiss Youth World-Music Ensemble (SYWE)


April 07 – 16, 2019 in Aarau, Switzerland with a mini tour in Zurich, Lausanne & Lugano


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


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 (SYWE)
directed by: Fritz K Renold

and accompanied by internationally acclaimed artists versatile in Jazz, Funk & Middle-Eastern music styles on the following instruments for presenting this repertoire.

Lydia Renold – voc, Milad Khawam – tp, Igor Butman – ts, TBA – oud, Gil Goldstein – acc, Sharon Renold – eb, Kabir Sehgal -ab, Billy Cobham – d,

*TBA = to be announced

we seek the following instruments/voices but all other instrumentalists are welcome to apply for this production.


vocals (male & female)

flute/alto flute

flute/bass flute


bass clarinet


alto saxophone







any middle-eastern instruments (duduk,oud,zurna,etc.)



Auditions will be held in Aarau for Swiss applicants and online for international candidates.


Audition Date: 26th January, 2019 in Aarau


Participants will be chosen based on level of musicianship and delight for Jazz and cross-over music.

Application closes on 5th January 2019



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