Arts and cultural activities, Education, 1)giving impetus to the creation of new projects of different levels, the formation of the jazz market in Ukraine 2)Study of European methods of teaching music,which nature are informal and increases the desire to play music without age restrictions

Jazz Not-A-School


Who is behind this?

Iryna Frenkel

Charity Fund for Talents Development in Podillia


Who is joining forces?

Sabina Schebrak concert agency


Klaipėdos Džiazo Festivalis




Idea Sketch


Idea pitch

In the conditions of educational reforms in Ukraine and the necessity in new norms of cooperation with young musicians’ implementation with the goal of a balanced professional market and target groups creation, the need in the creation of new alternative cultural platforms has appeared. Project is a platform where professional jazz-men from Europe (Austria, Lithuania, Germany and Lettland) and young people from Ukraine, who want to learn playing jazz music and know more about it, will meet.

Where will your idea take place?

Four cities in Ukraine: north- Vinnytsia, south - Odessa, west - Rivne, east – Kharkov

Why does Europe need your idea?

Today the jazz in Ukraine is a music of freedom. Thanks to the Not A School new international jazz project will be created. Ukraine will be present in Europe with the help of jazzmusic. It is increasing the understanding and mutual enrichment of cultures

What is your impact?

The number of young people who started to play jazz; formed audiences that started to listen to jazz. Number of tourists. Number of international Jazz projects. Development of new programs for musical schools according to European standards, non-formal education lifelong and jazz music market

How do you get there?

Workshops and non – formal meeting with European musicians accompanied be concert, demonstrated European methodic practice

What is your story?

I have been acting as the general producer of the international festival VINNYTSIA JAZZFEST. I face the challenge of teaching jazz musicians. The lack of programs has led musicians to go abroad for study. Most people do not return to their homeland. The Ukrainian jazz market has not been formed

Who are you doing it for?

Target audience of the project: young people from 14 to 27, who do not have skills in playing musical instruments, teachers from art and musical schools, colleges, and conservatories, young professional and amateur musicians. Expected participants’ number:1500 persons in each module in each 4 cities

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Iryna Frenkel


Idea created on Jan. 19, 2018

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