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Classical Post: Shanghai Orchestra Academy Celebrates Fifth Anniversary With Commencement Ceremony

Classical Post: Shanghai Orchestra Academy Celebrates Fifth Anniversary With Commencement Ceremony

Shanghai Orchestra Academy (SOA) celebrated its fifth anniversary with the commencement of 10 graduates on July 1. SOA is a collaboration between the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra (SSO), New York Philharmonic, and Shanghai Conservatory of Music. It provides a new approach in China to train fresh graduates from music conservatories to become professional orchestra musicians through a two-year program and international partnership.

Strings: Shanghai Orchestra Academy Taps International Principal Players in Cutting-Edge Curriculum

Strings: Shanghai Orchestra Academy Taps International Principal Players in Cutting-Edge Curriculum

The Shanghai Orchestra Academy (SOA) launched in 2014, offering professional training along with a master’s degree in music curriculum (from the nearby Shanghai Conservatory of Music). There is a heavy emphasis on internships with professional orchestras.

Pizzicato: Shanghai Orchestra Academy collaborates with the European Youth Orchestra

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Over ten members of the European Union Youth Orchestra (EUYO) paid a visit to Shanghai Orchestra Academy (SOA) from October 23 and 27, 2017. During the five-day visit, young musicians from several European countries, including the UK, France, Germany and Bulgaria, performed alongside SOA students in routine rehearsals. In addition, SOA organized a series of cultural events, including an educational exchange lecture, giving the European visitors an extraordinary opportunity to learn about Chinese customs and traditions.

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