Helmut Zehetner, born in Lower Austria, was top prize winner of the regional violin competition of Music Schools in Lower Austria ...

Born in Hollabrunn, Austria, he attended the Music Conservatory of Vienna for Tuba specialized in classical music and jazz, and parallel study of E-Bass ...

World Orchestra Festival

  • About the Festival 2019

    The 8th World Orchestra Festival will be held in Vienna, Austria from August 1st to 4th, 2019. Under the motto ...

  • Activities

    20th July Opening Ceremony in front of the City Hall of Vienna In the afternoon, the Opening Ceremony is planned to take place in front of the famous City Hall...

  • Rules and Regulations

    The World Orchestra Festival should provide a platform for youth and children orchestras to perform, communicate and to create better intercultural understanding....

  • Celebration and Competition

    On their free will, participating orchestras can choose and join in one of the following two kinds of the main categories...

  • Venues

    The Rathaus (Town Hall) is a building in Vienna which serves as the seat both of the mayor and city council of the city of Vienna. The town hall also serves,...

  • Trophies and Certificates

    1. Each member of the orchestra will be awarded a participation diploma. 2. Excellent conductors will be awarded with special certificates. 3. Excellent orchestra organizer will be awarded with special certificates....

  • Travelling and Lodging

    A series of hotels of 3 or 4 stars level, as well as youth hostels and students apartments are cooperating with the festival and provide good service quality and attractive price....


  • Dr. Heinz Fischer

    The Former Federal President of the Republic Austria

    Our world is getting increasingly smaller, owing to modern traffic means and communication technologies. We are, as it were, living in global village with different cultures, traditions, and ways of life. Yet, we do have one common language: music
  • Dr. Michael Häupl

    Mayor and Governor of Vienna

    Dear friends of orchestral music, I am very proud that the World Orchestra Festival takes place in Austria for the first time in 2013. Austria has a long tradition of music, and Vienna has always
  • Andreas Großbauer

    Chairman of the Vienna Philharmonic

    Dear Young Musicians, Welcome to Vienna, the City of Music! Vienna is a city where composers such as Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, Brahms, Strauss, Bruckner
  • Dr. Walter Reicher

    Secretary General of International Foundation of Joseph Haydn

    Sehr geehrte Damen und Herren! Liebe TeilnehmerInnen des The World Orchestra Festival! Kommunikation ist die Voraussetzung fr Verstndnis, fr Verstehen und Musik ist Kommunikation. Schon Joseph Haydn wies auf die universelle Sprache der
  • Prof. Helmut Zehetner

    The President of the Artistic Committee

    One Future-The World Orchestra Festival Dear young musicians! It is a great pleasure for me to see all of you - from different countries of the world - to come to Vienna in Summer and participate in the One Future - The World Orchestra
"One Future" World Orchestra Festival
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