Auce Music School is proud for its activity and susceptibility – involvement of the Latvia–Lithuania Programme, co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund. The Latvia–Lithuania Cross Border Cooperation Programme’s under European Territorial Cooperation Objective 2007-2013 main objective is to promote sustainable and equal socio-economic development in border regions to make it competitive for economic and business development and attractive for living and visiting.  
Working with Naujoji  Akmene Music school (Lithuania)  were implemented 2 projects  (project coordinator  - Sallija Bankevica),
Eligible partner’s budget - 67161.00 EUR
Implemented project activities Auce Music School:
  • Seminar – practice “Music and Sound Therapy Principles”
  • Opera „ Little Grasshopper”
  • Concert  of Folk Music
  • Concert of Latvian and Lithuanian music
  • The Common Symphony Orchestra Concert
  • Jazz Festival and Seminar - practise
  • Joint Concert of Adult Training (25 adults studied 6 month)
 
Eligible partner’s budget – 58930.08 EUR
 Implemented project activities of Auce Music School:
  • Concert „ Folk Soul”
  • Brass Forums: Seminar and Concert
  • Jazz Festival
  • Chamber Music Festival  devoted to Latvian composer Jāzeps  Vītols
  • Sacral Music Concert
  • Adult Training in Music (40 adults studied 6 month)
Benefits of the project – new music instruments, sound equipment, national costumes for choir, methodical literature, furniture, multimedia devices etc.
During the process of project implementation was involved great number of people of both communities and disabled people as well.
During the project students and teachers developed their creativity, cooperation and language skills.
Adults training in music were one of the ways for life-long education for people of cross-border region.
Projects promoted cooperation and awareness of two cross-border communities and Music schools as well.