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The New York Youth Symphony is committed to providing workshops on topics that are useful to our students' success in their program and other areas of their lives. 

  • August 19 and 22
    110 W 40th Street, Suite 1503
    Fee: $75 (Click link above to register)

    Sunday, August 19
    2:00 - 5:00pm: Initial mock auditions (students can sign up for 10-minute slots)
    5:00 - 6:00pm: Masterclass with Cory Lee (all participants in person or via webcast)
    Wednesday, August 22
    4:00 - 8:00pm: Final mock auditions (all participants can sign up for 15-minute slots)

  • October 10, 11, 17, and 18, 2018
    Michiko Studios, 149 West 46th St, New York, NY 10036
    4:30pm - 7:00pm
    Fee: $675

    For students preparing to audition for colleges, summer festivals, competitions, and gigs, the New York Youth Symphony will offer two weeks of intensive audition preparation workshops designed to help young musicians overcome their fears and play their best. The workshops include masterclasses with musicians from the New York Philharmonic, Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, Juilliard, and the Manhattan School of Music, plus individual sessions with performance coach Cory Lee of the Liberated Performer, and instruction on Alexander Technique with Lori Schiff. Students will receive video of their "before" and "after mock auditions.