In 2019, the International Composition Competition Harelbeke will take place again. As usual, Vooruit will play the final concert, during the wich the world premiere of the three finalist pieces will be performed.
As an initiative of the three associations Youth Wind Band VooruitHarelbeke, Youth Eendracht en Vrijheid Harelbeke and Youth Ensemble Fanfare Sint-Cecilia Deerlijk, in cooperation with the Academie voor Muziek, Woord en Dans, the Youth Festival for Wind Band and Fanfare will take place for a second time.
For many years now, the International Belgian Brass Academy (short: IBBA) takes place in Harelbeke. Vooruit has the honor of kicking off the series of concerts on 7 April 2019.
Valentine's Day will be celebrated by our youth orchestra, conducted by Anthea Deblaere, who will team up with the Children's Choir of Kuurne, conducted by Lien Vanhauwaert, for a Valentine's concert.
We welcome all our musicians and friends on 9 February to raise a glass on the new year.