Fairbank Summer Arts Festival Conducting Workshop 2017

Conductor Robert Franz (Music Director Windsor Symphony Orchestra and Associate Conductor Houston Symphony), leads “The Art of Conducting” Workshop. This workshop is designed to help practicing conductors develop technique, gain experience conducting a professional ensemble, and connect with their core artist. Through movement exercises, conducting lessons, and rehearsal/performances with a professional orchestra conducting fellows will work towards deepening awareness and creating more powerful connections with music. Podium time averages 1+ hours/day and is limited to up to 4 active fellows!
This program includes private lessons, guided rehearsals and 2 final performances shared by all 4 fellows. (One Concerto program and one Orchestral program). A second week of continued lessons and cover conducting with the festival orchestra is optional (July 22-29, 2017). Playing opportunities in the FSAF festival orchestra are also available during the second week.

Workshop dates: July 17-22, 2017 (Festival dates: July 17-29, 2017)
Tuition is $800. Affordable housing options are available through the FSAF office. Deadline for applications is April 17, 2017.

 

Applicants should send two contrasting video samples, as well as three references to Dori Nix dori.festival@gmail.com (907.474.8869)

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