Applications for the 2020 Sydney Symphony Orchestra Fellowship are now closed. The information below is for future reference.
Applications for the 2020 Fellowship closed on Wednesday 1 May 2019 and applicants have been notified. Applications for the 2021 Fellowship will open in early March 2020.
Fellowship auditions are in two rounds. The first round is audition by video – YouTube, Vimeo or similar. Successful candidates are invited through to the second round live auditions in Sydney. Should you be successful through to the second round it is expected that you'll be available to attend the Sydney audition in person on the date for your instrument listed below.
Please note, candidates for second round auditions have been selected and notified via email.
‘‘Being a Fellow was really pivotal for my orchestral playing. It was during that year that I began to understand how to play in an orchestra, which I really believe is something you can only learn by doing it, preferably alongside excellent, experienced mentors.’’
Kate Lawson, Principal Piccolo, Queensland Symphony Orchestra. Fellowship 2008