7th International Sasha Mäkilä Conducting Masterclass in Pärnu, Estonia Nov 16-20, 2015 with Pärnu City Orchestra

7th International Sasha Mäkilä Conducting Masterclass in Pärnu, Estonia November 16-20, 2015 with Pärnu City Orchestra

Ten participants will get an intense masterclass experience over five days in Pärnu, Estonia, working with maestro Sasha Mäkilä and the Pärnu City Orchestra. The course consists of four rehearsals and a public concert at the Pärnu Concert Hall as well as evening sessions where we focus on technical details of conducting.

Each participant will enjoy minimum of 20 minutes daily podium time with the orchestra, plus the concert on November 19th. 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 encouraged to bring their instrument and join the orchestra during the rehearsals as well as in concert.

The course fee is 1500 EUR which includes accommodation in two-person rooms.

More details and the application form at Pärnu City Orchestra website (scroll down for the English version) at: http://plo.ee/ee/appearances/34

Any inquiries about the course arrangements, contact: info@plo.ee. Questions about the course schedule and the content of the sessions and rehearsals: sasha@sashamakila.com. Info about the faculty at: http://www.mikkelinkaupunginorkesteri.fi/Masterclass/


Schubert. Symphony No. 6 C-major, D.589
Mozart. Concerto for violin and orchestra No. 2 D-major, K.211
Mozart. „Cosi Fan Tutte“ overture, K.588
Mozart. „Idomeneo“ overture, K.366
Beethoven. „Egmont“ overture, op.84

Please apply through Pärnu City Orchestra website:


The deadline for applying is 10.10.2015. Send the filled application form, professional CV and portrait photo to email address: info@plo.ee


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