Each fellow in the program is partnered with a public school within the five boroughs of New York City for school residencies in collaboration with the school's instrumental music teacher. Public elementary, middle, and high schools within the New York City Department of Education are eligible for this program.
The application deadline has passed. Will begin accepting applications in February 2014.
Ensemble ACJW collaborates with PS21Q.
Fellows of The Academy are some of the world's finest young
professional musicians and are dedicated to a
career combining musical excellence with education, community
engagement, advocacy, and leadership.
In this program, fellows and instrumental (band/string) music teachers
work together in an in-depth
performance residency, focusing on student-centered musical
skill-building through creative approaches
to skills-based work.
In addition, fellows of The Academy bring their artistry into schools
through two interactive chamber
ensemble performances (fall and spring) and deliver preparatory and
reflective lessons surrounding
All work will be planned collaboratively and will incorporate the New
York State Standards for Music
Education as well as the New York City Blueprint for Teaching and
Learning in Music. The Academy
also provides a modest materials stipend and complimentary concert
tickets to each partner school to
further support the instrumental music program and its students.
The Academy Performance Residency requires:
Program Fee: $1,500 per yearIf you are interested in bringing an Academy residency to your school, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.