What is NOBU?

Nordisk Orkesterbiblioteksunion (NOBU) is an association of sheet music libraries at Nordic and Baltic professional orchestrasoperas and music universities and conservatories with orchestral education. NOBU was founded in 2000. A working between orchestra libraries is of great importance to the librarians and is an important support in the daily work.

The mission of NOBU is:

  • to further the contacts between the Nordic orchestra libraries
  • to give greater emphasis to the librarians’ common demands and wishes towards publishers and other institutions
  • to give momentum to questions regarding development and education
  • to contribute to a greater knowledge of the Nordic repertoire