Conducting Summer School

New for 2019, our Conducting Summer School offers the opportunity to develop your conducting skills in a collaborative and friendly environment. 


The booking deadline has now passed for this summer school. We are no longer taking bookings for this course.

 

 

 

  • Starts:
  • Duration: Monday 29 July - Thursday 1 August 2019, 9.30AM - 5PM
  • Venue: Leeds College of Music
  • Fee: Booking Closed
  • Age: 16+
  • Tutors: Ben Crick
  • Study Mode: Summer School

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Course Overview

New for 2019, our Conducting Summer School offers the opportunity to develop your conducting skills in a collaborative and friendly environment.  As well as covering score preparation, basic baton and rehearsal techniques you will have opportunities to conduct several small ensembles. You will receive practical tuition and tailored feedback from Ben and other guest lecturers, as well as receiving a video of your podium time to further aid your development as a conductor.

Guidance and tuition will be provided by professional conductor Ben Crick whose international CV includes working with, among many, the English National Philharmonic Orchestra and Skipton Building Society Camerata, which he founded in 2004. He has conducted many celebrated soloists including Tasmin Little, Dame Emma Kirkby, Raphael Wallfisch, Jennifer Pike, Nicholas Daniel and Peter Donohoe.

 

 

 

Who is it for?

  • Keen amateur musicians
  • Young conductors looking to develop their skills
  • Music professionals who conduct as part of a portfolio career

Prerequisites

  • Participants must be able to read music
  • Some experience, however minimal, of performing in orchestras and/or choirs

What to bring

  • A baton (if you have one)
  • Pencil/pen
  • Paper to make notes on
  • USB Stick

Course Tutors

Concessions

Current full-time LCoM students and staff receive 50% discount on all short courses and LCoM alumni receive 10% discount on all short course fees above £30. Full-time students from other institutions receive 50% discount on all community ensemble bookings and 10% discount on all short course fees above £30. Please note that in all instances we will ask for proof of eligibility.

LCoM Students/Staff

To claim your discount, please ensure you complete the relevant field on the booking form, and enter your LCoM student or staff ID number.  This will reduce the fee online.

This number will be verified on our record system before we confirm your booking.

LCoM Alumni

To claim your discount, please ensure you complete the relevant field on the booking form, and enter the year that you graduated at LCoM. This will reduce the fee online. 

Students in full-time education (other institutions)

To claim your discount, please ensure you complete the relevant field on the booking form, and enter your student ID. This will reduce the fee online. Please bring your student card with you on the first day of your course.

The conservatoire reserves the right to withdraw these discounts at any time.

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