8th International Sasha Mäkilä Conducting Masterclass in Mikkeli, Finland January 4-9, 2016 with St. Michel Strings chamber orchestra

8th International Sasha Mäkilä Conducting Masterclass in Mikkeli, Finland January 4-9, 2016 with St. Michel Strings

http://www.mikkelinkaupunginorkesteri.fi/Masterclass/mikkeli.html

Ten participants will get an intense masterclass experience over six days in Mikkeli, Finland working with maestro Sasha Mäkilä and St Michel Strings chamber orchestra. The course consists of four days of orchestra rehearsals and two public concerts (five students conducting in each) as well as evening sessions where we work on conducting technique aided by a professional pianist.

Each participant will enjoy minimum of 20 minutes daily podium time with the orchestra, plus the concert. The focus of the masterclass will be conducting technique and communication skills with a professional orchestra. Participants are allowed to videotape all the sessions. All participants are encouraged to bring their instrument and join the orchestra (especially string players) during the rehearsals as well as in concert.

The course fee is 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 not included in the course fee.

Repertoire
Grieg: Holberg Suite
Dvorak: Serenade for Strings
Tchaikovsky: Serenade in C Major
Sibelius: Presto, Romance in C, Impromptu

The deadline for applications is December 4, 2015. More details and application form at: http://www.mikkelinkaupunginorkesteri.fi/Masterclass/mikkeli.html


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