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Extended Closing Date for Applications: 14th 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, Tommy Smith – ts, Norayr Gapoyan – duduk, Mehmet Sanlikol – multi-instru. (TUR/USA), Gil Goldstein – acc, Sharon Renold – eb, Kabir Sehgal -ab, Billy Cobham – d,


we currently still seek the following instruments/voices for this production.


vocals (male & female)

flute/alto flute

flute/bass flute




alto saxophone


bass trombone





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.

Extended closing date: 14th January 2019


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