Leonardo da Vinci Programme

Projects sponsored European Union Grants


An initial project funded by the European Union under its Life Long Learning ProgrammeLeonardo da Vinci Partnerships 2008-2010 involved establishing the European Vocal Pedagogy Week and the Young Professionals Programme YPP as effective opportunities for exchange. 


The second 2-year project from 2010 to 2012 under the Leonardo da Vince Partnerships Programme: Digital Resources in Vocal Pedagogy aimed at building various bridges in developing a pedgagoical approach for the 21st century  with sessions concentrating on 

  • using digital resources in vocal pedagogy
  • developing an effective internet presence
  • crossing stylistic gaps
  • establishing effective co-operation between pedagogy, science and medicine.


Project actions:

  • Website Training session: Jan. 2011 in Hamburg, Germany
  • European Vocal Pedagogy Week 4 in Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • European Interdisciplinary Forum in Aix-en-Provence, Aug. 2011 in conjunction with PEVOC 2011 held in Marseille, France
  • European Vocal Pedagogy Week 5: Feb. 2012 in Vienna, Austria
  • European Vocal Pedgagogy Weekend 6: Digital Resources Technology: June 2012 in Helsinki, Finland


Partner associations who participated in the current grant were:

  • Association Francaise des Professeurs de Chant: AFPC / EVTA-France (FR)
  • Associazione Insegnati di Canto Italiana: A.I.C.I. (IT)
  • Bundesverband Deutscher Gesangspädagogen: BDG.e.V. (DE)
  • Bund Österreichischer Gesangspädagogen: EVTA-Austria (AT)
  • Hrvatska Udruga Vokallnih Pedagogy: HUVOP (CR)
  • Polskie Stowarzyszenie Pedagogów Spiewu: PSPS (PL)
  • Drustovo slovenskih pevskih pedagogov: DSPP (SI)
  • Laulupedagogit Ry: FINATS (SF)