The 2017 “Z” Award Ceremony went wonderfully! There were outstanding performances from past students, great speeches from the award recipients, and an incredibly positive and celebratory atmosphere! Thank you so much to our sponsors, volunteers, production team, students, families, friends,
We’re very excited to announce Youngmin “JJ” Lee is the 2017 Joe Zawinul International Music Award recipient. “This award means so much to me,” says Lee, a student at Musicians Institute in Hollywood, CA. “The moment I realized music was
The Zawinul Foundation for Achievement is revving up for the 2017 “Z” Awards in Vienna, Austria. The ceremony will feature live music from previous students, the foundation’s first Lifetime Achievement Award, and much more! We are looking forward to celebrating
October 19, 2016. A mixed crowd of students, musicians, supporters, funders and friends attended the Unveiling of the Joe Zawinul Music Room at Musicians Institute in the heart of Hollywood. MI students and instructors performed on Zawinul’s own baby grand
During his stay in Los Angeles. Tony Zawinul directed Jakob’s first music video for his self produced single “Chosen”. Jakob Eder is the 2016 Z Award Winner. You can watch his music video below
This year the Zawinul Foundation partnered with the Musicians Institute in Los Angeles for the Music Student Exchange Program. The Musician Institute opened their doors for our musicians from Austria, to give them a chance to experience what kind of
Last week, our Austrian award winners, Jakob and Melanie, got the chance to visit the New York Film Academy and learn about performance techniques and they also participated in a photoshoot in which they had professional headshots taken.
Thank you so much to Austrian Consul General, Ms. Ulrike Ritzinger, and her team for hosting a wonderful musikalischer abend (musical evening) this past Thursday. Thank you, also, to our esteemed guests and talented young performers for making it a