Voices of Ascension Chorus and Orchestra invites applications for its 2016 Conductor Academy in New York, NY. June 6-10, 2016

Voices of Ascension Chorus and Orchestra invites applications for its 2016 Conductor Academy in New York, NY.
June 6-10, 2016: The summer academy is an intensive conducting workshop with podium time, talks, masterclasses and private lessons. It is intended for serious students as well as veteran professionals. The talks and masterclasses will take place in the middle of the week (Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday) with optional private lessons on Monday and Friday. Repertory will be standard classical choral works, as chosen by participants from an extensive list.
Application Deadline: Rolling application process until spaces filled
Conducting Fellows (12 Positions Available)
Conduct the Voices of Ascension Chorus & Chamber Orchestra
3 times on the podium with at least 20 minutes each time
3 assignments: one with chorus, one with orchestra, one with both
All sessions recorded
Opening Orientation Session
Closing Conductors’ Round Table Discussion
One 40 minute private lesson with Dennis Keene on any piece or topic you desire (Longer if time permits. It can be broken up into 2 shorter times if desired.)
Auditors (spaces filled on a first come, first served basis)
Observe all sessions and master classes
Opening Orientation session
Closing Conductors’ Round Table Discussion
Fees
Conducting Fellows: $650
Half Payable upon acceptance, other half due May 8th
Auditors: $100 payable upon application
Past Participant Testimonials:
“a transformative experience”
“life-changing”
“one of the most memorable and satisfying experiences in my life”
For more information, visit:http://www.voicesofascension.org/academy/
Or email: staff@voicesofascension.org
To apply, visit:http://www.voicesofascension.org/application/

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