Community Engagement

Side-by-Side Concert and Mentorship Week

Side by Side


The New World Symphony, America’s Orchestral Academy, is pleased to offer advanced instrumentalists an opportunity to participate in its virtual Side-by-Side mentorship week. On this occasion, student musicians will receive one-on-one training with New World Symphony Fellows, developing a collaborative musical working relationship as they prepare and perform orchestral works of the highest caliber. Student musicians will also participate in virtual workshops and have the opportunity to perform in a virtual Master Class with NWS Artistic Director, Michael Tilson Thomas. 

These auditions are open to advanced string, woodwind, brass, piano and percussion students, grades 7-12. All instrumentalists selected will be engaged in Side-by-Side mentorship activities and the performance. 

Application Deadline: To be announced 
Concert: Saturday, April 23, 2022 

Side-by-Side mentorship activities and workshops will take place on: Tuesday, April 19, 2022, Wednesday, April 20, 2022, and Thursday, April 21, 2022

Side-by-Side MTT Town Hall Master Class will take place on Friday, April 22, 2022 



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