Conducting Masterclass WASBE 2015

Conducting Masterclass

Alberto Roque, PT

July 13. – 17. 2015

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July 13
July 14
July 15
July 16
July 17
9:30AM – 12:30PM N/A Chamber Music Chamber Music University of Louisville Wind Ensemble University of Louisville Wind Ensemble
4:00PM – 7:00PM Meetup Chamber Music Chamber Music University of Louisville Wind Ensemble University of Louisville Wind Ensemble


  • Active participants    USD 500.00                         July 13. – 17. 2015  –includes full conference pass
  • Auditors                      Conference  day pass        July 14. – 17. 2015

 –not included: scores, accommodation, and meals


Part 1 – Chamber Music


– Dixtuor op.14   George Enescu   Edwin F.Kalmus

– Suite Persane   André Caplet

– Symphony no1 in C   Adam Gorb   Maecenas Music

– A Britten Celebration   Sérgio Azevedo   AVA Musical Edition

Alterations  possible

Part 2 – University of Louisville Wind Ensemble 


– Symphony B-flat   Paul Hindemith   Schott

– Hammersmith   Gustav Holst   Boosey&Hawkes

– Sinfonietta no2   Henk Badings   Molenaar Edition

– Suite Rustica no3   F.Lopes-Graça   AVA Musical Edition

Conditions for Participation

Active participants:

A maximum of 12 experienced conductors of any nationality. The artistic director decides on admission to the masterclass on the grounds of the applications.

The masterclass is given in english.

 Deadline for applications:  April st, 2015.

 Together with the application, a down payment of USD 100 is due. If a candidate is not admitted to the masterclass , the down payment is reimbursed. Active participants are informed of the  decision about their admission to the masterclass by April 15th 2015. The rest of the cost is then due.

Costs include free admission to all the concerts of the Festival.

 Passive / auditors:

An unlimited number of interested conductors may attend. Fee day pass.

Alberto Roque, Portugal 

Alberto RoqueAlberto Roque began his musical studies at the Artistic and Musical Society of Pousos (SAMP) in Portugal.  He continued his studies at the National Superior Academy of Orchestra in Lisbon, where he, studied Orchestral Conducting with Jean-Marc Burfin.  In 1998, he won first prize in the International Contest of Oriental Foundation for Young Conductors of Orchestra.  In 2001 he achieved his “Perfeccionement” in Orchestral Conducting with Jean-Sébastien Béreau, at the Conservatoire Jean-Philippe Rameau established in Dijon, France.

Since 2004, Mr. Roque has been conductor of the Lisbon College of Music Wind Ensemble.  During his time at the college, he has created a Wind Conducting Class and the Chamber winds “Camerata de Sopros Silva Dionísio”. He is also a guest conductor of the Orquestra Metropolitana de Lisboa and Orquestra do Algarve and has conducted many soloists including Claude Delangle (France), James Houlik (USA), Pedro Carneiro (Portugal), Mário Laginha & Maria João (Portugal), and Roger Hodgson (Supertramp).
From 2009 to 2011 he was member of the Artistic Planning Committee of  WASBE´s 15th Conference – Chiayi City, Taiwan.

He is a founding member of saxophone quartet Saxofínia.

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