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Choral-Orchestral Conducting Masterclass Conducting Fellow Application Deadline - October 20, 2011

Location: District of Columbia, USA

Chorus America
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Conducting Fellow Application Deadline - October 20, 2011
Choral-Orchestral Conducting Masterclass
January 13-16, 2012 | New York City
Featuring The Mannes Orchestra and The Philadelphia Singers

The deadline is approaching for early-career conductors to have a unique opportunity to study with renowned conductors at Chorus America's Choral-Orchestral Conducting Masterclass at Mannes College in New York City, January 13-16. (http://www.chorusamerica.org/cmc2012_Mannes/)

Conducting Fellows will walk away from this three-day workshop with practical conducting experience in dealing with such issues as: purely orchestral sections (overtures, interludes); accompanied recitative; aria accompaniment; and choral/orchestral sequences. All application materials for Conducting Fellows must be received in the Chorus America office by October 20.

Podium Coaches
Podium Coaches work one-on-one with each Conducting Fellow during intensive 20-minute conducting sessions in front of a string quintet, a full orchestra with chorus and soloists, and a small audience.

David Hayes: The Philadelphia Singers and Mannes College of Music

Jacques Lacombe: New Jersey Symphony Orchestra

Private Coaches
Coaches work one-on-one with Conducting Fellows in private sessions to review the Fellow's conducting performance at the podium session. Conducting Associates will also receive a one-hour session with a Private Coach to work on topics or techniques of their choosing.

Miriam Burns: New York Philharmonic and Tallahassee Symphony Orchestra

Vance George: San Francisco Symphony Chorus (emeritus)

Joshua Habermann: Dallas Symphony Chorus and Santa Fe Desert Chorale

James A. John: Queens College Choral Society and Cerddorion Vocal Ensemble

Mark Shapiro: Cantori New York and St. Cecilia Chorus

All application materials for Conducting Fellows must be received in the Chorus America office by October 20. The deadline for registering as an Associate or Auditor is December 28. Questions may be directed to Anne Grobstich, programs assistant: agrobstich@chorusamerica.org or 202.331.7577 x244. Feel free to pass on our Conducting Masterclass flyer (http://www.chorusamerica.org/CMC2012_Mannes/documents/MasterclassMannes_VoiceAd_Aug2011Final.pdf).

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This program is funded in part by grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and John Alexander's Conducting Faculty Chair Endowment.