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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. All workshops are free to NYYS students with the exception of the How to Audition Like a Boss! workshop.

  • How to Audition Like a Boss!
    How to Audition Like a Boss!

    January 12, 19, and 26, 2020
    DiMenna Center
    $350 per NYYS student

    The New York Youth Symphony is offering an intensive audition preparation workshop specially designed to help NYYS students improve their technical and artistic execution as they prepare to audition for colleges, summer festivals, competitions, and gigs. The workshop includes multiple mock auditions with in-person feedback from world-renowned guest clinicians, online instructional videos and assignments with the latest performance strategies, and individual sessions with performance coach Cory Lee of the Liberated Performer. Over three Sundays in January, How to Audition Like a Boss! aims to improve students’ confidence to succeed in high pressure situations.
    Guest Clinicians:
    Sunday, January 12, 2020: Alan Stepansky, cello, Peabody Institute
    Sunday, January 19, 2020: Katherine Greene, viola, New York Philharmonic
    Sunday, January 26, 2020: Ethan Bensdorf, trumpet, New York Philharmonic