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Fisher Center

The Conductors Institute

Conducting Program for Fellows and Colleagues

June 30–July 25
Available as a two-week session or as a full four-week session.

Fellows and Colleagues study with Maestro Farberman and guest conductors and composers in all Institute sessions.

Fellows work with the Institute Orchestra five days a week in morning sessions; Colleagues work with the Institute String Quintet in afternoon sessions four days a week and with the Institute Orchestra on Fridays. Those who attend the full four-week program have more than three hours of podium time.

Though the four-week program offers optimum opportunity for the study of varied repertoire with the entire faculty, students may choose to attend a consecutive two-week unit. Participants may also include the one-week program (Prelude, June 23–27) in Visual Score Study/Baton Placement and Body Movement Technique with the conducting program.

Repertoire for 2014

Week I (June 30–July 4)
  • Berlioz — Symfonie fantastique, Op. 14 (mvmts. 1 & 2)
  • Mozart — Symphony No. 38 in D Major, K.504, “Prague”
  • Sibelius — Symphony No. 2 in D Major,  Op. 43 (mvmts. 1 & 2)
Week II (July 7–11)
  • Beethoven — Symphony No. 9 in D Minor, Op. 125, “Choral” (mvmts. 1 & 2)
  • Berlioz — Symfonie fantastique, Op. 14 (mvmts. 3 & 4)
  • Sibelius — Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 43 (mvmts. 3 & 4)
Week III (July 14–18)
  • Copland — Appalachian Spring
  • Shostakovich — Symphony No. 5 in D Minor, Op. 47 (mvmts. 1 & 2)
  • Julia Wolfe — The Vermeer Room
Week IV (July 21–25)
  • Beethoven — Symphony No. 9 in D Minor, Op. 125, “Choral” (mvmts. 3 & 4 tenor aria only)
  • Shostakovich — Symphony No. 5 in D Minor, Op. 47 (mvmts. 3 & 4)
  • Verdi — Rigoletto (vocal arias & duets)

Tuition:

Fellows
  • $2,625 for the complete four-week session
  • $1,350 for a two-week session
Colleagues
  • $2,025 for the complete four-week session
  • $1,050 for a two-week session

Note: Applicants may not be accepted in the category for which they apply; an applicant's status may also be adjusted after auditions at the Institute. Tuition will be adjusted accordingly.

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