Interested in Applying for  Accelerando?

Applications will be available from October to February each year. Accelerando auditions are held in late February and early March for students interested in joining the program for the following school year.

All students who are interested in auditioning may complete an application and teacher recommendation form below. 

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Your application requires at least one letter of recommendation from a private instructor, school music teacher, or place of worship music director/extra-curricular ensemble director.

Teacher Recommendation Form


Llena esta información según corresponda. Tu solicitud requiere de cuando menos una carta de recomendación de un instructor privado, maestro de música de tu escuela o director de música de tu centro de culto o director de conjunto curricular.

Formulario de recomendación para Accelerando


Alternately, you may fill out hard copies of the Application and Recommendation Forms and mail them to:

Education and Community Engagement
Nashville Symphony
Schermerhorn Symphony Center
One Symphony Place
Nashville, TN 37201-2031

Printable PDF forms available here:

Accelerando Application for Admission

Solicitud de admisión para Accelerando

Nashville Symphony Accelerando Recommendation Form

Formulario de recomendación para Accelerando