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NACO Mentorship Program - National Arts Centre of Canada

Monday, February 6, 2023

Ottawa, Canada

Hone your orchestral skills under the mentorship of the musicians of one of North America’s leading orchestras. This unique side-by-side program offers exceptional career-development opportunities, centred around rehearsals and performances of major contemporary and classic symphonic works with Canada’s National Arts Centre Orchestra.

Applications are open to instrumentalists aged 18+ who are completing their performance degree, are on the audition circuit, or have recently started a position in a professional orchestra. International applicants welcome.

Conducting candidates should be in their final year of study in a conducting program or in the early stages of their career and have a wide knowledge of orchestral repertoire. In 2022-2023, this is open to Canadian conducting candidates only.

All participants will receive an honorarium, free accommodations, and a meal allowance. Travel subsidies will be available.

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