Conducting Lessons, Courses, Masterclasses
Weekend Conducting Courses 2022
28 - 29 May / 25 - 26 June / 30 - 31 July
10:30 - 17:30
For improving and advanced conductors who wish to develop their technical
skills and express their musical intentions more effectively.
Podium time: 60 - 80 minutes each weekend for up to 8 participants, conducting other participants and a professional piano accompanist.
Repertoire: chosen from participants’ suggestions, subject to agreement.
Video: you may video your sessions.
Fees (per weekend):
Playing participants: £160, non-playing participants: £180 (full-time students £20 off).
Two / three weekends booked together: 10% / 15% reduction.
Playing participants must offer a relevant orchestral instrument to grade 8+ standard.
Application: Please indicate which weekend/s you are interested in, instrument/s you play with level/qualifications, CV, links to conducting video, repertoire suggestions.
Deadlines: 2 weeks before each course, with full payment 10 days before. Early application is advised as applications are considered in the order in which they arrive.
Late applications/payment surcharged at 10%.
Conductors’ Weekly Check-In and Mini Masterclass FREE!
Please note that I am taking a break from the Weekly Check-Ins.
If you are interested in joining in the future please drop me a line!
Mondays 18:00 – 19:30 (online via Zoom)
This is an opportunity to ask questions, share experiences, network, advise and be advised about anything to do with conducting, including: tricky transitions, organising rehearsal schedules, fermatas, conducting amateurs or professionals, accelerandos, starting your own orchestra, applying for jobs, sub-divisions, conducting competitions and courses, marketing yourself, accompanying soloists.
Participants are encouraged to show videos of their conducting for analysis and discussion.
Individual lessons for beginners to advanced (in-person or online)
Free no obligation 20 minute initial consultation on zoom.
£70 ph or £240 for four hours of lessons scheduled within a four week period.
Lessons must be paid in advance, cancellation subject to 24-hours notice.