Studio Instruction Orchestral conducting students take weekly private lessons on a string instrument or piano. Choral conducting students take weekly private voice lessons.
Career Workshops A series of workshops with distinguished guest speakers addresses the practical aspects of working as a conductor and/or music director. Topics include creating an ensemble, applying for grants, and developing a board of directors.
Recital and Graduation Review
Each orchestral conducting student concludes study in the program with a 45-minute thesis concert with the Institute Orchestra, at the conclusion of the summer Conductors Institute that follows the end of the second academic year. ...MORE >