Summer Conducting Institute Eastman School of Music 2017
Summer Conducting Institute
July 15-20, 2017 / Saturday–Thursday, 10 a.m.–9 p.m.
Rooms: Ray Wright Room (ESM 120), Kodak Hall
Neil Varon, director
The Summer Conducting Institute (SCI) capitalizes on the relationship between the Eastman School of Music and the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, providing talented apprentice conductors the opportunity to conduct and rehearse a highly skilled professional orchestra. The course focuses on the relationship between conductor and orchestra, exploring how conductors can achieve their artistic intentions. Repertory for each conductor’s appearance with the RPO will be chosen in consultation with Neil Varon, SCI Music Director. Each conductor will have the opportunity to conduct the RPO for one 22-minute rehearsal and a run-through of approximately 7 minutes in length, and will receive a DVD recording of both. (The run-through recording will include a random cut, per RPO copyright contract.)
Enrollment limited to 10 conductors.
Application deadline: March 15, 2017
Professional Development Hours: 48
$3,100 / 2 credits CRN 21008
“I can easily say it was my most successful experience in front of a professional orchestra.” – 2015 participant
Click HERE to apply
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