OORtreders Festival 

A unique participation project for amateur horn players

Discover Across the Distance

Are you a passionate horn player? Musica Impulse Centre invites you to take part in the participative project Across the Distance as part of OORtreders Festival from 18 to 20 October 2024.

This project, inspired by the visionary composition of American master John Luther Adams, is steeped in the search for authenticity and connection. Adams’ masterpiece Across the Distance for eight horns, invites participants to merge with nature and space, while conveying a powerful message of unity.

Between 24 and 32 passionate horn players will rehearse this impressive composition under the expert guidance of the Korpus Quartet. The climax of our adventure? Its performance during OORtreders Festival on Saturday 19 October 2024 at 6 pm, amidst Het Klankenbos in Pelt.

For whom

24 to 32 (amateur) horn players (students from the third grade, horn players active in harmonies or brass bands, conservatory students and even professionals are welcome! In short all or those who have the passion and determination to participate in this unique project.


13 October 2024: rehearsal from 2 to 4 pm

19 October 2024: rehearsal from 1 pm + performance at 6 pm


Het Klankenbos, Pelt


Would you like to participate? Register now via our registration form. But don’t wait too long – registrations are open until the end of June!

Besides the indescribable experience of being part of this extraordinary project, participants will also receive free tickets to a number of OORtreders Festival performances.

More information

Feel free to contact Stijn Boeve, artistic coordinator at Musica, at

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