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Thank you for your interest in the New World Symphony, America's Orchestral Academy (NWS).

NWS uses Acceptd and Audition Room to help with our application process. We hope that you will find this a user-friendly way to apply. 

You can find NWS audition repertoire requirements on our 
website.  Keep in mind that if you are submitting a pre-screening video, you do not need to choose your selections from our live video audition list.

As a Fellow, you will be performing with an exceptional orchestra, and work with an international roster of conductors and soloists, including ten weeks each season with Michael Tilson Thomas. Also, over 100 of the world’s best orchestral musicians and experts in the field visit each year as faculty. Before applying, please watch 
this video by our Trumpet Fellow, Mark Grisez, where you’ll learn more about NWS, what it has to offer and the full scope of the fellowship program.

We look forward to reviewing your application!

For questions about the programs or requirements please contact 
admissions@nws.edu.

For technical questions please check out our 
Help Desk for frequently asked questions.