Sponsor

THE
ORCHESTRA
ACADEMY

HONG KONG

Audition for

2021/22

Season

The Orchestra Academy Hong Kong (TOA) is the first joint programme co-directed by the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra (HK Phil) and The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts (HKAPA), funded by “TrustTomorrow” of The Swire Group Charitable Trust over a 3-year period. The programme, consists of two schemes—Fellowship Programme and Young Pro Platform (YPP)— aims at enhancing professional training for distinguished graduates from HKAPA’s School of Music and facilitating their career development in the orchestral field.

FELLOWSHIP PROGRAMME

credit: David Ho / HKAPA

Up to 6 Fellows will undergo an intensive orchestral training over one season

credit: HK Phil

70% participation in orchestral services with the HK Phil

credit: Phil Shek / HK Phil

30% engagement in chamber music, masterclasses, audition training and workshops

credit: Phil Shek / HK Phil

Participation in mentorship scheme with an assigned HK Phil musician

credit: Eric Hong / HK Phil

Contribute talents to society through volunteering opportunities

credit: Nathan King / HK Phil

Monthly stipend over one season (September 2021 - July 2022)

FELLOWSHIP PROGRAMME

credit: David Ho / HKAPA

Up to 6 Fellows will undergo an intensive orchestral training over one season

70% participation in orchestral services with the HK Phil

credit: HK Phil

30% engagement in chamber music, masterclasses, audition training and workshops

credit: Phil Shek / HK Phil

credit: Phil Shek / HK Phil

Participation in mentorship scheme with an assigned HK Phil musician

Contribute talents to society through volunteering opportunities

credit: Eric Hong / HK Phil

Monthly stipend over one season (September 2021 - July 2022)

credit: Nathan King / HK Phil

Eligibility:
HKAPA music
graduates

30 years old or under
(as of 31.1.2021)

Audition:
1st round (video):

31 January 2021

2nd round (live):
Early March 2021

Deadline for
Application:

11:59pm
31 January 2021 (Sun)

YOUNG PRO PLATFORM

credit: Adrian Fu / HKAPA

Up to 25 elite musicians will perform in Philharmonia APA

credit: Adrain Fu / HKAPA

2 full ensemble concerts and a series of chamber music concerts

credit: Jayne Russell

Invited to attend TOA masterclasses, audition training and workshops

credit: HK Phil

Selected players to participate in HK Phil educational and community concerts

credit: HKAPA

Contribute talents to society through volunteering opportunities

credit: Adrian Fu / HKAPA

Project based renumeration

YOUNG PRO PLATFORM

credit: Adrian Fu / HKAPA

Up to 25 elite musicians will perform in Philharmonia APA

2 full ensemble concerts and a series of chamber music concerts

credit: Adrian Fu / HKAPA

credit: Jayne Russell

Invited to
attend TOA masterclasses, audition training and workshops

Selected players to participate in HK Phil educational and community concerts

credit: HK Phil

Contribute talents to society through volunteering opportunities

credit: HKAPA

Project based renumeration

credit: Adrian Fu / HKAPA

Eligibility:
HKAPA music
graduates
(no age limit)

Audition:
1st round (video):
28 February 2021

2nd round (live):
Mid-April 2021

Deadline for
Application:

11:59pm
28 February 2021 (Sun)

credit: HK Phil