Between the 24th and the 28th of May the artistic director of the Fondazione Gustav Mahler, Philipp von Steinaecker, selected the instrumentalists who could participate in the curses of the Gustav Mahler Academy 2016.
There was a total of 217 enrollments and 47 of the students enrolling have been accepted.
The enrollments received by the students who participated in the summer tour of the Gustav Mahler Jugendorchester (Austrian partner of the project) were 26.
19 musicians of the GMJO and 1 one musician of the reserve list for the GMJO were selected to take part in the Mahler Academy.
The other members have been selected according to their artistic achievements.