European Music Schools Union (EMU)
The European Music School Union (EMU) is the European umbrella organisation of national music school associations in Europe. Its aims and prominent tasks are:
- to promote music education and music practice
- to co-operate by exchanging information on all questions concerning music schools
- to promote exchanges of student delegations, teachers, pupils, orchestras, choirs, other music groups and so on
- to raise the interest of the competent authorities and the public on questions of music education in general and to encourage amateur music and music studies
- to help create and develop nation-wide federations of music schools
- to maintain regular contact with interested international institutions such as the UNESCO, the European Music Council (EMC) and others.