3rd International Sasha Mäkilä Conducting Masterclass in Pärnu, Estonia May 18-24, 2014 Pärnu City Orchestra

3rd International Sasha Mäkilä Conducting Masterclass in Pärnu, Estonia May 18-24, 2014 Pärnu City Orchestra

Ten participants will get an intense masterclass experience over seven days in Pärnu, Estonia, working with maestro Sasha Mäkilä and the Pärnu City Orchestra. The course consists of five rehearsals and a public concert at the Pärnu Concert Hall as well as evening sessions where we will work either with a pianist or an ensemble formed by the participants.

Each participant will enjoy 20 minutes daily podium time with the orchestra, plus the concert on May 23. The focus of the masterclass will be conducting technique and communication skills with the orchestra. Participants are allowed to videotape all the sessions. All participants are expected to bring their instrument and join the orchestra during the rehearsals as well as in concert.

The course fee will be 1240 EUR total, consisting of a 100 EUR reservation fee and the remaining 1140 EUR to be paid before or on the first day of the masterclass. Accommodation is included in the course fee.

You can also attend the masterclass as an auditor (passive participant) for a fee of 200 EUR/whole masterclass or 50 EUR/day.

Repertoire for this masterclass will be:

Mozart – Le nozze di Figaro Overture
Mozart – Violin Concerto No. 4 in D Major
Beethoven – Coriolan Overture
Beethoven – Symphony No. 7 in A Major


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