General Information


The "European Jazz and Pop Orchestra" is a symphonic orchestra with rhythm section, which takes place once a year for a week. In tutti, sectional, ensemble and improvisation courses the technical and musical characteristics of film, jazz and pop music are treated. The repertoire ranges from John Williams to Hans Zimmer, arrangements of pop and rock classics, jazz medleys and live music to short music. 

Its very improtant to the European Jazz and Pop Orchestra to have an orchestration like a typical classic orchestra plus huge drums, e-bass and e-piano but though having only film, rock,pop and modern music as its repertoire.

Additional to the work in the big orchestra and registers ensemble courses can be choosen (Brass/Strings/Jazz/Rhyhtmn/Worl Music)



2018 the EJPO Workshop will take place from

12th - 19th of August 2018

in Lambach/ Upper Austria.  



"Game of Thrones"

"E. Morricone: One upon a time in America"

"aus PS4 Games:The  Journey Suite"

"Video Games"

"L. Anderson: Type Writer"

"Autumn Leaves"




Costs 2018:

Course fee € 198

(Voluntary) Accomodation with full board € 204

Total Costs: € 404

Reduction for Brothers and Sisters -20% from the course fee




2017 the orchestra has grown to a size of approximatly 60 members which are from all over Austria and several other european countries.

Within 6 days the whole program will be rehearsed and afterwards performed in two concerts. The rehearsals are lead by experienced tutors from Australia, Estonia, France, Germany, Spain and Austria.



The following instruments can participate:

Fancy secondary instruments are desirable for the ensemble pieces (didgeridoo, duduk, aquaphon, etc.)

The recommended minimum age for participation is 15 years. Also adult musicians and music students are very welcome!