26 June 2021
25 - 30 July 2021
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.
The online preparation day in June will cover score study and preparation of repertoire in the main workshop.
The main workshop will be a collection of practical sessions with professional musicians.
Online Preparation Day June 26
1400 BST: Elgar and Britten led by Howard Williams
1600 BST: Break
1700 BST: Beethoven and Brahms led by John Farrer
1900 BST: Questions and conclusion
Jul 25: Participants will look at how technique can impact and affect musical interpretation
Jul 26: All repertoire covered with professional pianists, elaborating on the previous day's work
Jul 27: Elgar and Britten with the string section of the LCW Festival Orchestra
Jul 28: Britten, Beethoven and Brahms with the LCW Festival Orchestra
Jul 29: Full programme with the LCW Festival Orchestra
Jul 30: Participants will lead a rehearsal and conduct a public performance
ELGAR String Serenade
BRITTEN Frank Bridge Variations
BEETHOVEN Overture: Coriolan
BRAHMS Haydn Variations
Royal Academy of Music, Marylebone Road, Marylebone, London, NW1 5HT
St. James's Piccadilly, 197 Piccadilly, St. James's, London, W1J 9LL
£1, 595 (plus £40 application fee)
The workshop fee covers the following:
all administration charges
certificate of participation
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.
The application deadline for the Flagship Summer Workshop is Tuesday 22nd June.
Please note that this course will be delivered in a Covid Secure environment, details of which will be circulated to participants prior to the course.
Please note, you do NOT need to have participated in any previous courses to participate in this course