BSO ACADEMY WEEK (8-day summer intensive)
The BSO Academy brings together passionate adult instrumental musicians from all over the United States for a once-in-a-lifetime experience with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. Academy participants play side-by-side with the BSO in rehearsals and performances, and experience master classes, lectures, chamber music coachings, and sectionals led by orchestra members and experts in the field. The Academy provides an immersive experience for adult non-professional musicians who desire an intensive learning experience.
July 19- 22, 2018
The BSO Academy brings together passionate adult instrumental musicians from all over the United States to perform with musicians of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra during Baltimore’s Artscape Festival, America’s Largest Free Arts Festival. The Academy Chamber Music Festival participants will have multiple opportunities to engage with BSO musicians in a unique ensemble experience.
- Chamber Orchestra, conducted by BSO Concertmaster Jonathan Carney
- Large Brass Band with Percussion, conducted by Jim Olin, BSO Trombone (retired)
- Small Chamber Music Groups with a BSO player/coach
Note: It is possible to participate in 1, 2 or all of these offerings
BSO ACADEMY CLINICS
The BSO Academy Clinics offer opportunities for adult musicians to spend a day learning from the musicians of the BSO throughout the year through instrument-specific classes and seminars.
BSO Rusty Musicians invites adult musicians to play side-by-side with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra in an informal orchestral setting.