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Composition / Conducting / Piano / Strings / Voice / Woodwinds

Potential Course Offerings and Activities

+ Band and Orchestra Literature

+ Rehearsal Techniques

+ Score Reading at the Piano

+ Score Study of Core Repertoire

+ Seminar: An Historically Informed Approach to the Classical Era Repertoire

+ Workshop on Bowing

+ Basic Conducting Skills Competencies

+ Chamber Ensemble Conducting Lab

+ Opportunity to conduct a large ensemble

+ Opportunity to conduct the Festival Orchestra (to accompany the concerto competition winners)

+ Video review

+ Daily group seminars with all composers and faculty

+ Private, 1-on-1 instruction for composition participants

+ Lectures by faculty and guest composers on their music

+ On-site composition projects, resulting in performances and recordings of participants’ works