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Fisher Center

The Conductors Institute

Important Information

  • Text
    All students are expected to obtain and study The Art of Conducting Technique: A New Perspective, available from Alfred Publishing Co., Inc.
  • Conducting Faculty 
    Maestro Farberman anchors the faculty of visiting guest conductors. New visiting faculty and new repertoire each week assure all Institute participants of exposure to a variety of expert opinions.
  • Evening Lectures 
    Scholars, composers, and conductors present regularly scheduled evening lectures.
  • Public Concerts 
    Fellows and Colleagues conduct the Institute Orchestra in weekly "pass the baton" concerts.
  • Videotaping 
    All conducting sessions are videotaped, in VHS format, for self-assessment and evaluation. Participants are expected to provide blank videotapes; those who prefer digital recording may bring their own equipment.
  • Scholarships 
    A limited number of merit-based scholarships are available.
  • Scores 
    Participants are expected to bring their own scores for Institute repertoire.
  • Housing 
    On-campus housing is provided at the following rates: $200 per week for a single room; $150 per person per week for a double room.
  • Dining 
    Dining and kitchen facilities are available on campus.
  • Refunds 
    No refunds will be issued after the start of the Institute.
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