• For Young Musicians

    The Weill Music Institute nurtures performance skills and inspires artistic excellence in future generations of musical talent—from beginners to emerging professionals—by offering exceptional learning resources and opportunities to work closely with some of today’s leading artists. Offerings include intensive workshops, master classes, residencies, performance opportunities, and an online community.


    • National Youth Orchestra of the USA

      Bringing together the country’s brightest young players
    • Workshops & Master Classes

      Intensive training opportunities for emerging professionals to work with world-class artists
    • Musical Exchange

      An online community for young musicians to learn, connect, and share their work
    • Ensemble ACJW

      The Academy—a program of Carnegie Hall, The Juilliard School, and the Weill Music Institute in partnership with the New York City Department of Education
  • Recent Blog Posts

    October 20, 2014
    NYO-USA Reflections: Nothing to Lose
    GLASSES blog | At first, Vermont native and 2014 NYO-USA member David Fickes didn’t think he had a shot at making the orchestra. He took a risk in applying and couldn’t believe when an acceptance e-mail arrived in his inbox.
    August 26, 2014
    Summer School: Preparing for Auditions and Performances
    Each week throughout this summer, we have posted a new Summer School playlist focusing on an instrument or performance topic. This is the final installment in the series, but you can continue learning throughout the year with our vast library of master class and professional training workshop videos.
    August 19, 2014
    Summer School: Master Class for Singers
    The Summer School series continues with a Carnegie Hall master class for singers, featuring Martin Katz, James Levine, Christa Ludwig, and Marilyn Horne. Learn from the best with this extensive library of vocal master classes and workshops.