Course Content

Course Content

Score
  • The course takes place online in 2021.
  • There will be a maximum of 12 participant places and 10 observer places.
  • There will be piano accompaniment with all practical conducting sessions.
  • There will be demonstrations with pianist and string quartet.
  • We may experiment with a participants ensemble if participants wish.
  • Sessions will be in baton technique, score preparation and practical conducting.
  • All sessions will be video recorded and participants’ videos will be made available via private link on YouTube. We will attempt to share them on the day they are recorded.
  • Participants may bring a piece they have worked on or will work on with their orchestras. Please include this on your application form if you wish to study it. It will be necessary to provide parts.

Sample Schedule

Monday 5th July
10:00 – 12:00Introductions, Assessment of all participants with accompanist
Beginning of Technique Sessions with group.
14:00 – 16:00Repertoire with piano (conducted by participants)
Tuesday 6th July
10:00 – 12:00Technique and repertoire with piano
14:00 – 16:00Repertoire with piano
Wednesday 7th July
10:00 – 12:00Technique and score skills (transpositions etc.)
14:00 – 16:00Repertoire with piano
Thursday 8th July
10:00 – 12:00Technique and Repertoire with piano
14:00 – 16:00Instrumental Demonstrations and Q&A
Friday 9th July
10:00 – 12:00Repertoire with piano
14:00 – 16:00Last Lesson continued plus discussion (Observers invited to conduct if they wish)