Young Artists Orchestra

June 30-August 10, 2019 (Six Weeks)

Ages 14–19*

*The Young Artists Orchestra is open to high school students who have not yet begun full-time college or conservatory study.

The Young Artists Orchestra (YAO) has earned the reputation as one of the preeminent summer youth orchestra training programs in the nation. Under the guidance of professional conductors, artist teachers, and Boston Symphony Orchestra (BSO) members, students experience high-quality training through intensive study and performance of orchestral and chamber music, private lessons, and master classes.

View a Day in the Life

 

  • Daily orchestral rehearsals with three concert performances at Tanglewood’s Seiji Ozawa Hall
  • Performance at Tanglewood On Parade at the Koussevitzky Music Shed
  • Three private lessons with BUTI faculty, with additional lesson opportunities with BSO members and guests
  • Chamber music rehearsals and coachings three times per week with multiple chamber music performing opportunities
  • Master classes with some of the world’s most esteemed music professionals (past visits and classes include Joshua Bell, Hilary Hahn, Yo-Yo Ma, Midori, Anne-Sophie Mutter, Pinchas Zuckerman, Christian Tetzlaff, Daniel Hope, Lynn Harrell, and Daniel Muller-Schott as well as countless BSO members and guest artists)
  • Access to all Boston Symphony Orchestra and Tanglewood Music Center concerts, as many as 15 events a week
  • New music performance opportunities, including new compositions by Young Artists Composition Program students
  • 6 hours of transferable Boston University course credit

The 2017 Young Artists Orchestra is sponsored by Cynthia and Oliver Curme/Lost & Foundation, Inc.


Apply now. Join the legacy.