EXCEL
CONNECT
TRANSFORM

Next generation orchestra academy for the Americas & beyond.

AT A GLANCE

25+ countries represented, 5000+ Register to Apply, 80 Invited to Participate

Our Approach

We find, prepare, and empower the most exceptional rising musicians in the Western Hemisphere, and connect them with audiences around the world. Through high-impact tours, immersive international residencies, a commitment to community engagement, and innovative online training platform – we present the future of the Americas-led movement of music for social development.

Our Process


We pioneered the world’s most transparent platform for identifying top rising musicians from Patagonia to the Arctic Circle. And we innovated a way to pack the equivalent of 12 months of world-class conservatory training into 6 weeks on our movable campus.

BEST OF 2 CONTINENTS

Of 5,000+ musicians who start the audition process, the 80 selected to participate are a hemispheric showcase of the Americas, embodying the talent of more than 25 nations.

IMMERSIVE RESIDENCE

Our Faculty are Principals from the world’s top music institutions, including The Berlin Philharmonic, Royal Dutch Concertgebouw, Brussels Philharmonic, Metropolitan Opera, Minnesota Orchestra, & Rome Opera.

NO BARRIER BUT TALENT

Digital access ensures that no geographic barriers prevent the ability to audition or the dream to participate. We work tirelessly to guarantee a level playing field at all times.

HIGH-IMPACT TOURS

Our tours transform lives. We don’t only perform in the greatest venues and festival on earth—we creatively reach out to new audiences, across all continents, in the most diverse settings imaginable.

‘If this is the future

of the symphony orchestra,

then that future is secure.’

Philip Glass

GET INVOLVED

Join our music movement transforming lives.

SCHOLARSHIP FUND

Our musician scholarship fund connects top talents with committed supporters to ensure access to opportunity.

CORPORATE PARTNERS

We partner with select corporations who share our goal of improving communities by investing in future leaders

AWARDS GALA

The Gateway to Greatness Awards Gala supports rising musicians across the Americas & beyond.

SCHOLARSHIP FUND

Our musician scholarship fund connects top talents with committed supporters to ensure access to opportunity.

CORPORATE PARTNERS

We partner with select corporations who share our goal of improving communities by investing in future leaders

AWARDS GALA

The Gateway to Greatness Awards Gala supports rising musicians across the Americas & beyond.

‘IN THIS ORCHESTRA,

THE QUEST FOR EXCELLENCE

BREAKS THE CYCLE

OF POVERTY.’

Newsweek

RESULTS

Our motto is Excel Connect Transform. We work hard to meet that benchmark.

ALUMNI ACHIEVEMENT

Grads win jobs in top global institutions, while remaining committed to communities.

CAREER IMPACT

We provide a launchpad to career & life transformation, two decades of results confirm.

ALUMNI ACHIEVEMENT

Grads win jobs in top global institutions, while remaining committed to communities.

CAREER IMPACT

We provide a launchpad to career & life transformation, two decades of results confirm.

‘THIS IS A MODEL

FOR THE WORLD.’

David Rockefeller Jr.

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