The Academy selects up to 20 of the world’s finest young professional musicians every two years to be part of its program.
Current fellows are graduates of leading music schools including The Curtis Institute of Music, Eastman School of Music, The Juilliard School, Manhattan School of Music, Mannes College, The New School for Music, New England Conservatory, San Francisco Conservatory, Stony Brook University, and Yale School of Music.
Acceptance is by application and
audition. Fellows are chosen based on their extraordinary level of
musicianship, a deep commitment to education and community
engagement, and their leadership qualities. Auditions have passed for The Academy’s 2012–2014 fellowship. Applications for 2014–2016 will be accepted in the Fall of 2013.
View the current fellows here.
Fellows receive a stipend of $24,818 along with health benefits,
access to rehearsal and performance facilities, and a monthly MetroCard.
The average time commitment by each fellow is approximately 20 hours
Fellows are given opportunities to perform in neighborhood and community
settings around New York City through programs of The Weill Music
Institute at Carnegie Hall. The Academy also facilitates additional
opportunities for fellows when possible.
To support the fellows, The Academy
following professional development:
The Academy maintains relationships with its alumni, offering them
opportunities to perform at Carnegie Hall and for adult, family, and
community audiences through programs of the Weill Music Institute.
View the Class of 2008, 2009, and 2010 here.
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