The BSO Academy Programs provide an exciting range of side-by-side opportunities for adult musicians from around the world looking to hone their skills and play celebrated repertoire with the pros. From the one-night Rusty Musicians event to a week-long Music Educators Academy, the BSO Academy programs engage community members of all levels and playing abilities.
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.
Music Educators Week
In collaboration with UMBC, the BSO Music Educators Academy inspires and invigorates Vocal and Instrumental 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 under the direction of Case Scaglione. This course is also available for 3 graduate credit hours through UMBC.
Instrumental & Chamber Clinics
One and two day events, Instrumental and Chamber Music 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.
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.