DEADLINE EXTENDED -10th International Sasha Mäkilä Conducting Masterclass in Pärnu, Estonia August 2-7, 2016 (Deadline extended to July 20)

Because of recent cancellations we have extended the application deadline until July 20th, or until the course is full – APPLY ASAP!

10th International Sasha Mäkilä Conducting Masterclass in Pärnu, Estonia August 2-7, 2016 with Pärnu City Orchestra

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

Ten participants will get an intense masterclass experience over six days in Pärnu, Estonia, working with maestro Sasha Mäkilä and the Pärnu City Orchestra. The course consists of five 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 August 6th. The focus of the masterclass will be conducting technique and communication skills with the orchestra. Participants are allowed to videotape all the sessions.

The course fee is 1200 EUR without accommodation, of 1400 EUR which includes accommodation in a two-person room. Note that this is high season in Pärnu, so finding accommodation can be difficult – remember to check Airbnb and Couchsurfing too!

More details and the application form at Pärnu City Orchestra website at http://plo.ee/en/home 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.

Deadline for applications is July 20, 2016.

Repertoire

Prokofiev Symphony No. 1 ”Classical”

Mozart Violin concerto No. 5 A Major

Mendelssohn Symphony No. 4 ”Italian”

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