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The 14th annual ICWC in cooperation with the Gwinnett Symphony Chamber Orchestra and

Mercer University Townsend School of Music is scheduled for Jan. 13 to 16, 2017 in Atlanta, Georgia.

This popular, intensive, well attended and well respected workshop and competition is open to

conductors at all levels of experience, and is based on the techniques of Ferrara, Monteux, Musin, and Szell.

Faculty includes Adrian Gnam, Director; with Associate Directors, Dr. Gregory Pritchard and

Robert Gutter. Each participant will conduct the professional ICWC Orchestra for up to 70 minutes

throughout the workshop and on a public performance on Monday, Jan.16, 2017.

A major benefit will include the selection at the end of the workshop of up to three participants

to conduct on a concert of one of three orchestras during a current or future season,

depending on the orchestra and the winner’s availability.  Past participants have recently gained

positions with the Cincinnati, Ft. Worth, Detroit, New Jersey, Portland (ME), St. Louis, Oregon and

Minnesota Orchestras. Participant fees have been reduced to $1550.00 which includes a professionally

recorded video of each participant’s orchestral sessions.

Applications will be accepted until the workshop is filled, however those submitted by Nov. 11, 2016 will receive

priority.  Upon notification of acceptance, a $500 deposit must be made with the balance due by Dec. 3, 2016.

Auditor fees are $450.00. No refunds will be made after Dec. 3, 2016.

Submit: A completed application, resume and video link on-line; and a non-refundable $50.00 application fee

made payable and mailed to ICWC LLC, Maestro Gnam; 580 N. Rivoli Farms Dr.; Macon, GA 31210.

For information on faculty, repertoire, past winners, and tentative schedule, plus the application form,

please visit the web-site: or contact by email:


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