United Kingdom, Winchester

Conducting Week **AGES 14-18**

when 17 July 2016 - 24 July 2016
language English
duration 1 week
credits 10 ECTS
fee GBP 925

We are offering a unique opportunity for young conductors to gain hands-on experience and expert tuition in conducting. Led by renowned orchestral conductor Tim Redmond, our conducting week covers all essential rehearsal and performance aspects for young conductors, from score preparation to rehearsal technique.

Course outline
Each day will comprise a full warm up followed by individual and group tuition across the following areas:

Score reading and preparation
Musical analysis and history
Baton technique
Rehearsal technique
Controlling, shaping and phrasing
Rehearsal experience
Throughout the week there will be opportunities to spend some time observing and contributing to rehearsals with the Ingenium Academy orchestra/choir. Students will also have the chance to conduct part of a live rehearsal, in addition to working with smaller chamber ensembles.

Q&A Masterclasses
Students will have the rare opportunity to attend "question and answer" sessions with professional orchestral players, to learn from the performers' perspective about the best forms of communication and direction for each instrument group.

Workshops
Our students will also have the opportunity to take part in a range of vocal, instrumental and musical workshops led by internationally renowned experts in jazz, chamber, folk and international music. These workshops are designed to broaden each student's musical experience by exposing them to something new and challenging.

Previous workshops have included:

Musical awareness, performance skills and interpretation
Composition and arranging
Jazz improvisation and performance
Instrumental improvisation and devising music
Chamber and small ensemble playing
Beatboxing and a cappella
Life in the music industry
Gospel choir
Healthy instrumental practice techniques and avoiding injury
African drumming, body percussion and dance

Course leader

Tim Redmond
We're delighted that our conducting week will be led by Tim Redmond. Tim is a regular guest conductor with top orchestras across Europe and has given concerts in the UK with the Philharmonia, Royal Northern Sinfonia and London Philharmonic Or

Target group

Talented young musicians aged 14 - 18 years who want to build their conducting skills

Course aim

We are offering a unique opportunity for young conductors to gain hands-on experience and expert tuition in conducting. Led by renowned orchestral conductor Tim Redmond, our conducting week covers all essential rehearsal and performance aspects for young conductors, from score preparation to rehearsal technique.

Fee info

GBP 925: Course fee: £925.00 inclusive of tuition fees, full board, airport transfers, trips, entrance fees.

Scholarships

Bursaries are available - please contact info@ingeniumacademy.com for more information