The objectives of the project are:

-make practical activities through which read and write music, compose and improvise it in a european dimension;

-lead music laboratories that produce expressive and creative activities in a transnational level;

-create a repertoir of traditional music from each country that should be later shared among the partners;

-compose a melody, on the basis of preset bars and chords, that should be played by each school with its traditional instruments;

-set up transnational singing and ensemble music groups for the mobilities;

-compose an anthem that highlights the centrality of music in the education of students;

-produce Cds that should be shared with the families and the territory.

In the view of the uprightness of the musical curriculum, the project is devoted to pupils of the last year of the kindergarten, students of primary school and middle school.

All the students will have the opportunity of:

-knowing other educational and cultural realities;

-develop musical skills;

-improve their linguistic skills in the foreign language;

-develop cross-competences through multidisciplinary activities (e.g. music, second language, history, geography, art, theatre);

-other competences, such as being able to cooperate with other people both in their school and other students from partner schools, being able to look for information following a starting input and being able to manage their own emotions during a performance in front of a public of all ages.

Another aim of the project is to involve students with special educational needs, for whom the musical activity can be a priviledged occasion to improve the motivation and participation levels useful to prevent problematic situations that often lead to school withdrawal.

The partnership is composed by the coordinator school in Castelfidardo (AN) Italy and the partner schools of Kadrina (Estonia), Koszęcin (Poland), Vidin (Bulgaria), Rujiena (Latvia), L'Aquila (Italy) and Zalamea de la Serena (Spain).

A project team will be formed in each school. The team will program and coordinate the activities that should be carried out, in addition to the possible internal problems related to the project's execution.

The team will be made up of:

-the Headmaster;

-the coordinator of the project;

-music teachers (specialized or not), who will look after the specific activities of the project;

-english teachers, for the linguistic preparation of the pupils (also for short time mobilities);

.teachers of history, geography, art, who will take care of all the transverse fields linked to music traditions, from the artistic to the historical-geographical and cultural one in general.

There has been a starting project meeting in Italy (Castelfidardo) in November 2016. It is important for the mutual knowledge of the partners and has been devoted to the definition of the proposed activities, their products and timing.

The second project meeting will take place in Latvia (Rujiena) in September 2017. It is an important moment for the monitoring, the test and evaluation of the implemented actions also towards the halfway report.

Other moments of confrontation and monitoring will take place online through monthly videoconferences (or whenever it is needed), through eTwinning live and the social network, to make the communication among the partners fast and timely.

To improve the motivation among the partners and make the communication among them easier, it is planned to use a Twitter account through the hashtag #let's#tunein#toEurope.

Regarding mobilities:

1st mobility in Spain (April 2017): students and teachers will be able to know the school reality of the IES Antonio De Nebrija and meet their cultural analogies and differences, devoloping in this way a european sense of citizenship. Each group will participate in the activities of the hosting country, there will be performances, also individually, playing choir and instrumental music tipical of their own country.

2nd mobility in Poland (April 2018): further development of the european sense of citizenship through the knowledge of the Szkola Podstawowa im. Jana Pawla II w Koszęcinie. Rehearsal of the "European Ensemble" with the groups of students participating in the meeting. The singing and instrumental laboratories on the tipical repertoirs of the different countries will continue.

3rd mobility in Italy (September 2018): transnational event, performance of the "European Ensemble". The groups of pupils from the different partner schools will perform the repertoirs they have created and studied during the project activities.