21 - 26 July 2024
Flagship Summer Workshop
This is our flagship course, suitable for conductors wishing to gain experience working with orchestra, and to develop their individual conducting technique.
This Workshop consists of a collection of practical sessions with professional musicians.
July 22: Participants will look at how technique can impact and affect musical interpretation
July 23: All repertoire covered with professional pianists, elaborating on the previous day's work
July 24 - 25: All repertoire covered with the LCW Festival Orchestra
July 26: Full programme with the LCW Festival Orchestra
July 27: Participants will lead a rehearsal and conduct a public performance
ROSSINI Barber of Seville, Overture
HAYDN Symphony No. 99 in Eb major
BARTOK Dance Suite*
DVORAK Symphonic Variations*
* We will be using a reduced orchestration for these pieces. Participants are encouraged to study the original scores and will be sent the reduced orchestration when they are offered a position on the Workshop
Royal Academy of Music, Marylebone Road, Marylebone, London, NW1 5HT
St. James's Piccadilly, 197 Piccadilly, St. James's, London W1J 9LL
EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT: £1900 for applications received before 1st January 2024
FULL FEE: £2250
Observer: £250/week OR £45/day
Observers attending the full workshop will be given the opportunity to conduct during the session with pianists on the 24th July, and will be able to observe all other sessions. If you wish to observe, please complete the application form.
The workshop fee covers the following:
all administration charges
The fee does not cover travel to London, transport within London, accommodation or food and drink during the course. Participants must provide their own scores and batons.
A normal day starts at 10.00am and will include at least 5 hours of tuition, followed by a brief feedback session.
Applications are accepted on a first come first served basis.
Please note, you do NOT need to have participated in any previous courses to participate in this course