Orchestra Academy

of the Vienna Philharmonic

Vienna Philharmonic

Orchestra Academy

Founding of the academy, the idea and artistic goals. The orchestra has desired for a long time to found an orchestra academy. With the founding in 2018 and the first class of 2019-2021, this dream was realized. We wish to promote, support and prepare young musicians.

Orchestra Academy

Academy Activities

Impressions. Meet and Greet with conductors, lessons with colleagues, workshops with soloists, chamber music appearances and concerts, lectures and seminars. An overview of our activities.

Orchestra Academy

Course of Instruction

Educational offerings and goals. The forms of musical education range from individual instruction to practice in the orchestra. Academy students receive well-grounded preparation for auditions, concerts and competitions at the highest level.

© Benedikt Dinkhauser
Academy 2021-2023

Current Members of the Academy


Application and Vacancies

Here you will find all information pertaining to academy positions: auxiliary instruments, required repertoire, optional repertoire and orchestral excerpts.

© Ben Morrison
Academy 2019-2022

Graduates of the Academy

Donors of the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra Academy

The Vienna Philharmonic is grateful to the following donors for their generous support of the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra Academy:

  • Münze Österreich AG
  • UniCredit Bank Austria AG
  • Vienna Philharmonic Society USA: Marifé Hernández, Chairman, Thomas Altmann, Michael G. Douglas, Matthias Ederer, William D. Forster, John Hargraves, Elizabeth Ingleby, Max Jahn, Nizam Kettaneh, Cynthia Sculco, Theodora Simons, Suzy Wahba, Sedgwick Ward
  • Wiener Männergesang-Verein
  • Joel Bell, Chairman Chumir Foundation for Ethics in Leadership
  • Elisabeth Horwath
  • Jong Bum Park, CEO Youngsan Group
  • Mag. Martin Schlaff
  • Roland Schmid, Owner/CEO IMMOunited GmbH
  • Pühringer Familie und Mitarbeiter Stiftung
  • TUPACK Verpackungen Gesellschaft m.b.H.

If you would be interested in taking part in the donor's program of the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra Academy and would like to learn more about the options for supporting the academy students, we kindly ask you to contact the chairman of the Vienna Philharmonic.


Do you have any questions?

Mag. Regina Schmallegger
Orchestra Academy