The BSO Academy Week brings together passionate, adult instrumental musicians from all over the United States for a unique experience with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. Led by the exceptional Maestra Marin Alsop, participants play side-by-side with the BSO in rehearsals and performances and experience master classes, lectures, chamber music coachings, chamber orchestra and sectionals led by orchestra members and experts in the field. The Academy Week provides an immersive experience for participants who desire an intensive learning experience.
Programs for Adults Academy Programs
Music Educators Week
In collaboration with UMBC, the BSO Music Educators Academy inspires and invigorates Music Educators as well as those pursuing a career in Music Education. This program will immerse participants in the world of the orchestra by playing, learning, and performing side-by-side with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. This course is also available for 3 graduate credit hours through UMBC.
The Arts Administrator Track during the BSO Academy week offers orchestra administrators a “behind-the-scenes” look at the unique Academy Week Program.
Program content includes:
- Observe all Academy Week classes and rehearsals
- Budget development
- Funding strategies
- Running the Academy Week
- Program evaluation
Instrumental & Chamber Clinics
One and two day events, Instrument Clinics provide adult musicians with the opportunity to refine their playing and ensemble skills through technique-building classes focused on sound production, musicianship, practice techniques and ensemble skills.
Information on future instrument clinics will be available soon!
A one-night event, the BSO Rusty Musicians brings together adult musicians with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra to rehearse and play through major symphonic works.