Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks - BRSO

BRSO Academy

BRSO Akademie © BR\Astrid Ackermann

Since 23 years the Academy of the Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks has been a springboard for up-and-coming young musicians from all over the globe. They receive a scholarship and a sound, two-year training that comprehensively prepares them for the profession. The academy has 18 training places to offer – and can proudly look back on more than 200 graduates from over 30 countries.

A group like this academy is the future of music. There is no question for me to want to be part of it.
Sir Simon Rattle

About the Orchestra Academy

The BRSO Academy is one of the most renowned institutions of its kind. The two-year training in the Orchestra Academy lays the foundation for an orchestral career.

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Current notes and information on our auditions and application procedure.

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Promoting young talent

Sir Simon Rattle is committed to promoting young talent as patron of the Orchestra Academy. You too can support our young musicians and become part of our partner programme.

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Concerts and current events

More information on our concerts and current events.

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Academy members

Members of the Orchestra Academy: an overview.

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Media center

Discover the Orchestra Academy’s video material.

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Bettina Binder
Executive Director (BRSO Academy)

Luisa Sophie Fischer
Executive Director (BRSO Academy)

Diana Dimitrova
Assistant to the Executive Directors (BRSO Academy)

Hanselmannstraße 20
80809 München

Phone: +49 89 5900-15895
Fax: +49 89 5900-15897