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SINERGIA meeting

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On February 9th, 2021, the Spanish Net of University Orchestras SINERGIAwww.sinergia.red – has realized a virtual meeting to plan their activities for 2021 and has dedicated a special part of it to present the MEETS project to all the members. Jessica Colombo, manager coordinator of MEETS, has been invited to introduce the project to SINERGIA orchestras members and explained to them all the benefits and possibilities the Spanish orchestras can have if they collaborate in it.

The following 11 orchestras have have attended the meeting, promoted by the Orquestra Filharmònica de la Universitat de València, one of the MEETS partners:
Orquestra Filharmònica de la Universitat d’Alacant
Orquesta de la Universidad de Murcia, EhuOrkestra
Orquesta de la Universidad de Alcalá
Joven Orquesta de la Universidad de Valladolid
Orquesta de la Universidad de Granada
Orquesta de la Universidad de Navarra
Orquestra de la Universitat Miguel Hernández de Elche
Orquestra de la Universitat Rovira i Virgili de Tarragona
Orquesta Juventudes Musicales-Universidad de León
Orquesta de la Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
Orquestra Filharmònica de la Universitat de València.

All participants have showed very interested to collaborate in MEETS. We hope it would be a good step to connect the project with the SINERGIA orchestras and their musicians and boards.


Convention Signature

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The Convention (grant agreement) between the Italian Erasmus+ National Agency – Istituto Nazionale Documentazione, Innovazione e Ricerca Educativa (INDIRE) – and Almo Collegio Borromeo, the applicant of the MEETS project – Music in higher Education to dEvelop Transversal Skills -, has been signed on the 24th of November 2020.

This gives officiality to the project and closes its first administrative cycle.

The project is however running from the 1st of September 2020 and its activities will close on the 30th of September 2022.


The First Kick-off Meeting

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The MEETS project – Music in higher Education to dEvelop Transversal Skills – foresaw to have the first transnational project meeting at the premises of Collegio Borromeo to allow partners to get to know each other and to kick-start the project, making all necessary arrangements for a smooth implementation for the following two years. However, due to the restrictions imposed by CoViD-19 and to ensure the safety of all participants, the kick-off meeting was held online, split in two different dates: 13th of October and 19th of November 2020.

During these virtual meetings, partners have been given all administrative instructions on how to properly manage the project and how to carry out activities such as dissemination, exploitation and evaluation of the project, its results and products. Also, initial arrangements have been made to set up the research concerning Intellectual Output 1 (IO1).

Despite the distance, MEETS first project meeting has been a success! Partners actively participated and shared ideas, building a strong partnership backed by a firm willingness to make the project an opportunity for innovation and growth for students.