Accelerando is an intensive education program designed to prepare gifted young students from under represented ethnic communities for pursuing music at the collegiate level and beyond. Accelerando seeks to create professional opportunities for these students by providing them with instruction, mentorship, performance experience, and assistance with applying for music schools.
Accelerando has garnered national attention from the media and other organizations since it was initially launched in the fall of 2015. The Nashville Symphony was awarded leadership funding from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation for the implementation and roll out of the program over the next five years as it grows to a full enrollment of 24 students.
If you are a music educator interested in applying:
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Update October 29, 2017
We are no longer taking applications for this position. Thank you to everyone who applied!