3rd INTERNATIONAL CONDUCTING MASTERCLASS with Colin Metters and the Atlantic Coast Orchestra Assistant conductor: Luis Miguel Clemente 22 to 27 May, 2017- Esposende, Portugal

3rd INTERNATIONAL CONDUCTING MASTERCLASS
with Colin Metters and the Atlantic Coast Orchestra
Assistant conductor: Luis Miguel Clemente
22 to 27 May, 2017- Esposende, Portugal

APPLICATIONS DEADLINE: 10 MARCH, 2017
APPLY NOW at http://www.atlanticoastorchestra.com/colinmettersmasterclass2017
Email: conductingacademy@atlanticoastorchestra.com
Web: http://www.atlanticoastorchestra.com
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The ATLANTIC COAST International Conducting Academy offers a fantastic and unique opportunity for talented conductors from all over the world to train and develop orchestral conducting studies. The masterclass, designed for those with some conducting experience, provides a rare opportunity to work with COLIN METTERS, Professor Emeritus of Conducting at the Royal Academy of Music in London and one of the world’s foremost, experienced and inspiring conducting pedagogues of our time. The masterclass will focus on the craft of conducting, technique and effective communication with the baton and body, and will represent a major opportunity to work closely with one of the most legendary and inspiring teacher. Conducting sessions will be held with piano (4H) and orchestra. At the end of the masterclass selected conductors will have the opportunity to conduct the ATLANTIC COAST ORCHESTRA at a final concert.
This one-week intensive masterclass will take place from 22 to 27 May 2017 in the beautiful coast city of Esposende (Braga, Portugal), the perfect settlement for an inspiring and very supportive learning environment. The daily curriculum covers: in depth score study; individual video discussion; conducting technique; rehearsal skills; the ability to convey musical intention through gesture and influence all aspects of performance.  Through his unique and personal approach to teaching and mentoring, Colin Metters generates an atmosphere that combines intensity of study with a mutually supportive and creative environment.
All participants will have FULL BOARD (3 meals+hotel/day) and enjoy both the course’s musical intensity and from the beautiful setting of the city.

REPERTOIRE
ROSSINI – L’Italiana in Algeri overture (Ricordi)
BEETHOVEN – Symphony 1 (Kalmus)
MOZART – Symphony 40 (Breitkopf, with clarinets)
DVORAK – Czech Suite op. 39 (Schlesinger/Lienau)

ADDITIONAL REPERTOIRE
BEETHOVEN – Symphony 2
PARTICIPATION & FEES
ACTIVE: 1550€ (all included)
Includes accommodation (shared double room & breakfast) from 22 to 28
Includes meals from 22 (only dinner) to 26

SEMI-ACTIVE: 475€ (all included)
Includes accommodation (shared double room& breakfast) from 22 to 28
Includes meals from 22 (only dinner) to 26
SEMI-ACTIVE PARTICIPANTS will also have a dedicated piano class with assistant conductor LUIS MIGUEL CLEMENTE and will have the opportunity, during the week, to conduct with piano in a class with maestro COLIN METTERS.

TERMS OF PARTICIPATION & SCHEDULE
Each ACTIVE CONDUCTOR will be entitled for:
– Orchestra & Piano training sessions
– Video Analysis & Conducting Discussion
– Podium time: Piano 100min. + Orchestra 75min.
– Selected conductors will conduct at the final concert

Each SEMI-ACTIVE CONDUCTOR will be entitled for:
– 2 Piano conducting classes with maestro Luis Clemente
– 1 Piano conducting class with maestro Colin Metters
– Podium time: Piano: 50min.

VENUE
Auditório Municipal de Esposende
R. Santa Maria dos Anjos 51, 4740-248 Esposende, Portugal
Masterclass language: English (oficial), Portuguese, Spanish, French and Italian

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