Admission Process

All candidates have first to pass the test whether they fulfill the formal admission conditions before filling in the Interest Form.

Please check here whether you fulfill the conditions to be admitted as Orchestra Candidate outlined in the following box and confirm them in the Interest Form.

Formal Admission Conditions

1. Candidate is in the advances phase of his/her academic music studies and has received a Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) prior to the start of the Animato Academy 2020.

2. Candidate has reached the legal age of eighteen years.

3. Candidate has passed practical experience in playing in a philharmonic orchestra performing in public concerts.

4. Candidate is not working as full-time music professional before the time of the respective Animato Academy and Concert Tour.

5. Candidate has good communication skills in English and is capable and motivated to work as a team-player.

6. Candidate commits to participate during the complete Animato Academy and Concert Tour 2020 (15.10.2020 – 30.10.2020)

On request based on justifying reasons the designated conductor may grant exceptions from the fulfillment of these formal conditions.

Interest Form

A. Personal data


B. Musical education




I have passed the following musical education and received the following academic degree
I am presently preparing a BachelorMaster degree and will pass the exams on

I have received a Bachelor degreeMaster degree from the following Music University on the following date

If you are styding at a Music University / Conservatory not offering Bachelor / Master degrees, please name the corresponding basic music education exams (Diploma and alike) and a copy of such a certification.

C. Post-Graduate Studies and Professional Activity


I have terminated my academic education with the degree indicated above and I am professionaly active as

If not outlined in the annexed CV, please specify below in which professional orchestras (symphony orchestra, chamber orchestra) you have participated, in which role (soloist, instrument group) and under which conductor/chamber leader.

D. Practial experience as orchestra player / public appearances

1. I have played in the following philharmonic orchestras (please specify name of orchestra and your role in it or refer to your CV outlining this information:

2. I have participated in the following master classes or similar events outside my music academy/university (please specify or refer to your CV outlining this information):

E. Additional information and certifications

I certify and confirm that

the above given information and enclosed documents are true and complete.
I am available to participate during the required time period of the Animato Academy and Concert Tour 2020 (15.10.2020 – 30.10.2020)
I have taken due notice of the further steps of the Animato Admission Process as well as of the Animato Code of Conduct (all information available on this website)
I am willing and prepared to commit sufficient individual preparation time before the start of the Animato Academy 2020 and engage personally in this orchestra project demanding a high level of commitment and excellence.

By sending in your Interest Form you shall receive a standardized answer from our server. If this does not occur, please contact us directly under Thank you!
Your Animato Team