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Thank you for your interest in the New World Symphony, America's Orchestral Academy (NWS).
For the 2021-22 application cycle, musicans invited to audition "live" will have the option of auditioning live in a selection of cities in the USA or of auditioning virtually. Complete information about the application process can be found here:
You can find NWS audition repertoire requirements here:
If you are submitting a pre-screening video, you do not need to choose your selections from our live 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.