Introduce your classroom to the sound of the full Orchestra when students, of all ages, attend NY Phil rehearsals, for free. Whenever possible, a member of the Education team or NY Phil Teaching Artist Faculty will help support your visit with curricular materials to help you and your class make connections to the music you will hear.

Advance reservations are required.
Requests will be filled in the order received and all registrations will be acknowledged via email. If you do not receive email confirmation of your registration, please contact Annette Shantur at

Open rehearsals are scheduled for the following times, based on intended audience:
9:45 AM to approximately 11:15 AM — Recommended for elementary schools
9:45 AM to 12:30 PM — Recommended for ensembles and classes with musical background


Open Rehearsal Schedule

Wednesday, November 2, 2022, at 9:45 AM
Bronfman, Mozart, and Bruckner

Wednesday, November 16, 2022, at 9:45 AM
Of Earth, Sea, and Sky

Thursday, December 8, 2022, at 9:45 AM
Klaus Mäkelä Conducts Tchaikovsky’s Pathétique

Thursday, January 5, 2023, at 9:45 AM
Yuja Wang, Lindberg, and Beethoven

Friday, January 20, 2023, at 9:45 AM
Lisa Batiashvili Plays Tchaikovsky

Wednesday, February 22, 2023, at 9:45 AM
From the New World

Thursday, March 9, 2023, at 9:45 AM
Michael Tilson Thomas and Schubert

Friday, March 17, 2023, at 9:45 AM

Thursday, April 20, 2023, at 9:45 AM
Sir András Schiff Plays Bartók

Friday, May 19, 2023, at 9:45 AM
SOLD OUT: Dudamel Conducts Mahler’s Ninth

Thursday, May 25, 2023, at 9:45 AM
SOLD OUT: Joseph Alessi Plays Chick Corea