CONDUCTING MASTER CLASS: Brasov Philharmonic, Romania 5 July – 11 July, 2015 Master Teacher, Dumitru Goia


Brasov Philharmonic and Conducting Teacher Dumitru Goia offer an intensive week-long course in orchestral conducting. Limited to 10-12 active participants, the master class guarantees each participant 80 minutes of full orchestra podium exposure, including public performance, in addition to 2 hours of conducting practicum with piano duo, and extensive score study. The master class provides a unique opportunity to study and conduct Tchaikovsky’s challenging masterpiece,Manfred Symphony.


The medieval city of Brasov is a major cultural center of Transylvania. Situated 166 km north of Bucharest, the city is the seventh most populous city in Romania, a central transportation hub, and a popular tourist destination in Europe.


Tchaikovsky, Manfred Symphony
Dvorak, Cello Concerto
Glinka, Waltz-Fantasy

Participants have the opportunity to rehearse any part of the program. Maestro Goia will make final assignments for the performance.


4 July — Arrival in Brasov, Romania
5 – 7 July — Piano Sessions and Score Study
8 – 10 July — Orchestra Sessions
11 July — Dress Rehearsal and Concert


Tuition and Application Fee — $1450.00 USD
Passive Participant Tuition — 100 Euro, due upon arrival.

A deposit of $450.00 USD is due by 31 May, 2015. Deposits will be refunded only if the withdrawing participant’s place is filled by another participant.

Payment may be made through the web via our online payment page; check or money order (US only); or by wire transfer. Contact us for information on wiring funds.


Lodging and meals are paid separately by the participants. ICM can offer packages for participants, between 30-50 Euro/day.


This master class is open to all conductors. There is no upper age limit. Applicants of varying levels of training and experience will be considered. A maximum of 12 applicants will be selected to participate.


1.  Complete application. Applications will be accepted until 15 May, 2015

2.  Applicants will be notified of acceptance by 22 May, 2015

3.  Deposit of $450.00 USD must be paid by 1 June, 2015

4.  Final payment must be made by 15 June, 2015

For questions or further information regarding the master class, pleasecontact us.

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