Side-by-Side Ensemble and Concerto Competition
The New World Symphony, America’s Orchestral Academy (NWS), is pleased to offer advanced instrumentalists (7-12th grade) an opportunity to participate in its Side-by-Side Ensemble. Student musicians will receive one-on-one training with NWS Fellows. Student musicians accepted into the Ensemble will participate in sectionals, rehearsals and a concert with NWS Fellows. Students will also have the opportunity to audition for the Concerto Competition (optional). The winner of the Concerto Competition will perform during the Side-by-Side Concert.
Side-by-Side Ensemble auditions are open to advanced string, woodwind, brass and percussion students, grades 7-12. The Concerto Competition auditions are open to advanced string, woodwind, brass piano, and percussion students, grades 7-12. All instrumentalists selected will be engaged in Side-by-Side mentoring, sectionals, rehearsals and the final performance.
Application Opens: September 18
Application Deadline: December 1
Concerto Competition: January 15
Final Orchestra Audition: February 19
Side-by-Side mentorship activities: April 2, 6:00 - 8:00 PM
Sectionals: April 10 and April 11, 6:00-8:00 PM
Side-by-Side Rehearsals: April 34 and April 25, 2023, 5:00-8:00 PM
Side-by-Side Dress Rehearsal: April 27, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Side-by-Side Concert: April 27, 8:00 PM
If you have any questions, please contact Elyse Marrero at firstname.lastname@example.org