In 2016 our flagship schools’ program, ACO Academy, is being held in Brisbane. ACO Academy an essential experience for any talented young string musician who wants to be challenged and inspired in a professional learning environment.
Top-level secondary students - who play the violin, viola, cello or double bass, are invited to spend an inspiring week rehearsing and performing with us, culminating in a public performance playing alongside ACO musicians.
We’ll teach them how to perform with our trademark style and precision, taking them behind-the-scenes and offering career advice.
The week includes:
- Chamber orchestra rehearsals focusing on ensemble playing, technical accuracy, interpretation and style;
- Chamber music rehearsals with ACO musicians and ACO Emerging Artists; and
- Presentations by ACO musicians and staff on careers and pathways in music
ACO Academy runs from Monday 4 - Friday 8 2016 at Brisbane Boys' College, Toowong.
Applications close Friday 11 March 2016.