Select videos will be mashed together to create a single YouTube Symphony Orchestra video performance, and the YouTube community will vote to decide on the winners, who will be flown to New York in April to participate in a classical music summit and a performance at Carnegie Hall.
"YouTube is a unique platform for musical artists to broadcast their work," said Ed Sanders, product marketing manager for YouTube, in a statement. "Through the YouTube Symphony Orchestra, aspiring musicians can share their passion with institutions like Carnegie Hall and the London Symphony Orchestra, visionaries like Lang Lang, and the world. We are honored to partner with these venerable organizations and individuals to reach the next milestone for ensemble music and global collaboration."
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