NYCI April 2016 Conducting Workshop with Maestro Donald Schleicher April 1st – April 4th, 2016

NYCI April 2016
Conducting Workshop with Maestro Donald Schleicher
April 1st – April 4th, 2016

New York Conducting Institute (NYCI) is pleased to present a conducting workshop with Maestro Donald Schleicher on April 1-4, 2016. Participants will receive three 18-minute podium sessions (54 minutes of podium time over the course of the four days) with a professional string quintet and piano, taught by Maestro Donald Schleicher. He will also lead five hours of intensive score analysis and study, in which participants and auditors will have the extraordinary opportunity to go learn from his deep experience and insights. Participants are highly encouraged to be well prepared and ask questions. All podium sessions will be digitally recorded.

Beethoven – Overture to Egmont
Mozart – Overture to Die Zauberflöte
Debussy – Prélude à «L’après-midi d’un faune»
Brahms – Symphony No. 2 (movements 1-3 only)
Mahler – Adagietto (from Symphony No.5)

Friday, April 1st 2016
8:45am-9:00am Registration
9:00am-10:00am Welcome and Score Analysis No.1
10:30am-1:30pm Podium Session No. 1

Saturday, April 2nd, 2016
10:00am-1:00pm Podium Session No. 2
2:30pm-5:00pm Observations/Notes from Prof. Schleicher & Score Analysis No. 2
6:30-9:30pm Podium Session No.3

Sunday, April 3rd, 2016
10:00am-1:00pm Podium Session No. 4
2:30pm-5:00pm Observations/Notes from Prof. Schleicher & Score Analysis No. 3
6:30pm-9:30pm Podium Session No. 5

Monday, April 4th, 2016
10:00am-1:00pm Podium Session No. 6
1:30pm-3:00pm Conductor Lunch

All fees stated below are in US currency.
This NYCI Conducting Workshop is fiscally sponsored by Multicultural Sonic Evolution (MuSE) and all the payments will go through MuSE.

Application fee: $35 (non-refundable, must pay online in order to complete your application)
Participant Tuition: $930
Auditor Tuition: $450
All fees paid by PayPal will incur a 3.5% service fee.

Online payments preferred, but US checks, certified checks or money orders will also be accepted. Cash will not be accepted. The application is not complete and will not be processed until the application fee is received. Late payment of tuition deposit or tuition payments may result in loss of spot. If a Full Participant must cancel, tuition (minus non-refundable fees) will be refunded only if a suitable replacement is found to fill the spot. If class is full, applications will be considered for Auditor status only. However, if a Full Participant drops out, Auditors may be asked if they would like to be considered for Full Participant status.

All checks should be payable to Multicultural Sonic Evolution and sent to the following address:

​P.O. Box 3524
Astoria, NY11103
Memo: NYCI April 2016

Applications are being accepted now and will be reviewed starting on January 30th, 2016. First notifications will be emailed by within 5 business days. Applications received after January 30th will be reviewed and processed on a space-available basis.

February 10th, 2016 (or one week after your acceptance, whichever is later)
$200 non-refundable deposit for auditors and full participants.

March 1st, 2016
For full participants: Additional $250 due ($450 total)
For Auditors and Full Participants, an early tuition payment discount of $35 is offered if entire tuition is paid in full by this date, i.e. Auditors only $415 and Full Participants only $895

March 15th, 2016
For Full Participants: Final payment of $480 due ($930 total)
For Auditors: Additional $250 due ($450 total)

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