Interested in Applying for  Accelerando?

Applications are now available! In response to the pandemic, Accelerando auditions will be virtual and students should submit their audition videos through the application link below. Video instructions and suggestions can be found below the application link. 

All students who are interested in auditioning must complete an application and teacher recommendation form below, in addition to submitting their audition video for consideration. 

Questions? E-mail

[email protected]


Apply Here 


23/24 Applications will be considered on a rolling basis throughout the season.


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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