Each fellow is matched with a New York City public school and brings musicianship and the professional performer’s perspective into the classroom. Fellows are on site at the partner school for 25 days of the school year. Ongoing professional development helps to support their work in the schools.
Each fellow is matched with a New York City public school for a 25-day
residency and brings his/her unique artistry into K-12 classrooms. The
residency focuses on student-centered, musical skill-building through
interactive performance units and creative approaches to skills-based
Fellows work in instrumental classrooms and also bring interactive chamber ensemble performances to each school.
Any public elementary, middle, or high school within the New York City Department of Education that has an existing instrumental music program may apply for an Academy fellow residency, which can be tailored to any grade.