Golden medal for the University of Latvia Wind Band at the International competition in Jelgava

Jelgava – 02.04.2017 – On April 1st and 2nd 2017 the fourth International wind band competition Baltic Open and the ninth Latvian wind band competition took place in Jelgava.  48 orchestras participated, including three international orchestras from Estonia and Lithuania. A total of 1700 musicians competed in four difficulty levels. In honor of composer Gunārs Ordelovskis (1927 – 1990) from Jelgava the obligatory pieces consisted of marches by the great Latvian composer, conductor and pedagogue to mark his 90th anniversary on the 28th of March.