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European Championship for Wind Orchestras

The European Championship for Wind Orchestras is an international non-profit association, with the purpose of arranging the European Championship for Wind Orchestras.


The association was founded on its first annual meeting in Utrecht, The Netherlands, on 25th of October 2014.


The upcoming Championship of 2018 will take place on 26st of May 2018 in Brussels, Belgium. The venue will be Bozar!


The first Championship for Wind Orchestras was held in Tivoli Vredenburg concert hall, Utrecht, The Netherlands on 21st of May 2016.



17 October 2017 - The Line up for ECWO 2018 is complete!

02 February 2018 - The draw for the order of play for ECWO 2018 has been made. Check out or competition page!

01 September 2017 - ECWO is happy to announce that the test piece for ECWO 2018 is a new composition by Bart Picqueur: MUTATIONS (2017).

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