The European Union Youth Orchestra has announced the death of Joy Bryer, « Co-founder, President and inspiration behind the European Union Youth Orchestra, European Community Youth Orchestra, International Youth Foundation, and International Festival of Youth Orchestras and the Performing Arts. »

She passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on 11 November, aged 88, on the day that her orchestra performed at the Armistice Commemoration at the Arc de Triomphe in Paris in front of 70 heads of state, fulfilling her dream of bringing the youth of the world together in peace and harmony.


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