Third International Masterclass in
Orchestral Conducting 2011
with Alexander Polishchuk and Mark Stringer
Alexander Polishchuk (Professor of Conducting at the Rimsky-Korsakov St. Petersburg State Conservatory and former assistant to Ilya Musin) and Mark Stringer (Professor of Orchestral Conducting at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna) with the St. Petersburg Chamber Philharmonic. Five days of classes and a final concert, May 31 through June 4, 2011.
Each active participant will receive significant podium time with two pianos and with the orchestra, as well as a certificate of participation: approximately 80 minutes of podium with two pianos and 70 minutes with orchestra for each conductor. The conductors chosen to conduct on the final concert will have additional time with two pianos and the orchestral dress rehearsal before the concert and will receive a prize winners' certificate. Conductors who are observers only will have a special 2-hour class with Polishchuk on the Musin School of Conducting. He will also be available for private consultation during the second part of the class.
RepertoireBritten: Simple Symphony
Prokofiev: Classical Symphony
Debussy: Prelude to Afternoon of a Faun (arr. Schoenberg)
Mozart: Symphony No. 40, K. 550, G Minor (version without clarinets)
TuitionTuition (including room in apartments or hotels) for active participants: $2,500 USD.
There will be room for up to 8 observers (non-conducting students) to be accepted. Although they will not conduct in the masterclasses, there will be a special 2-hour class with Polishchuk on the Musin School of Conducting provided for these conductors. Tuition for observers (including room in apartments/hotel) will be $750 USD.
After notification of acceptance, the tuition must be paid in full by April 15, 2011 to ensure a place in the course.
ApplicationThe application period is over and the class is filled. There are still observer spots available. Please apply ASAP.
Bank information for wire transfers will be sent to you when the online application is completed. Application and Tuition may also paid through international bank draft or PayPal.
PayPal: Please include a 3% processing fee - Application = $26 USD; Tuition = $2,575 USD; Tuition for observers = $775 USD.
Jeffery Meyer c/o
Ithaca College School of Music
952 Danby Rd
Ithaca NY 14850