Fourth International Masterclass in
Orchestral Conducting 2012
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, June 5 through June 9, 2012.
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.
RepertoireStravinsky: Concerto in D
Schoenberg: Verklarte Nacht
Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 4, op. 90, A Major (Italian)
TuitionTuition (including breakfast and a shared double room in hotel) for active participants: $2,450 USD. There will be an additional charge for single room accomodation, if available.
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 $700 USD.
ApplicationDeadline for receipt of all materials and non-refundable application fee is Friday, March 16, 2012.
Notification of acceptance will occur by April 2, and the tuition must be paid in full by April 16, 2012 to ensure a place in the course.
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 fee will be $31 USD and Tuition will be $2,525 USD. Tuition for observers will be $725 USD.
Jeffery Meyer c/o
Ithaca College School of Music
952 Danby Rd
Ithaca NY 14850