The Orchestra Now

An Innovative Training Orchestra 
for Postgraduate Musicians

Earn a Master of Music degree in Curatorial, Critical, and Performance Studies with a full-tuition scholarship and receive a fellowship for your experiential training in the orchestra.

In The Orchestra Now, you will be part of a cohort of forward-thinking, exceptional musicians who intend to redefine what it means to be an orchestra. You will learn from renowned faculty how to curate repertoire that absorbs the audience and sparks new ideas. Under the guidance of experienced artist teachers, you and your peers will design and present music programs that respond to diverse audiences.

In three years, you’ll graduate ready to change the future of orchestras. 

Join the training orchestra.

A Collaboration of Bard College, the Longy School of Music of Bard College,
and the Bard College Conservatory of Music