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    Full Session | June 27 – August 7, 2022
    Session 1 | June 27 – July 10, 2022
    Session 2 | July 11 – July 24, 2022
    Session 3 | July 25 – August 7, 2022
    Sessions 1 and 2 | June 27 – July 24, 2022
    Sessions 2 and 3 | July 11 – August 7, 2022
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Overview

AMF Conducting Program is an intensive summer program established with the express purpose of identifying and nurturing gifted conductors for professional careers.

The program leverages podium time as a primary source of learning. Conductors gain valuable hands-on experience through collaborations with our resident orchestra, ensembles, choir, and guest conductors.

HIGHLIGHTS

The program features a selection of components based on 2-week, 4-week, or 6-week enrollment.
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Foundational Courses

The program covers a broad range of topics, such as conducting technique, score study, analysis, musicianship, and professional development.
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New Music

Conductors work closely with AMF composers during our New Music Orchestra Reading Sessions and Contemporary Ensemble performances.
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Podium Time

Conductors gain valuable hands-on experience through collaborations with our resident orchestra, ensembles, choir, and guest conductors.
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Seminars and Masterclasses

Group sessions in the form of seminars and masterclasses provide valuable learning opportunities where participants can leverage the collective insights of peers.
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Access Performance Recording

Participants have access to high-definition recordings of festival performances created by our professional engineering team.
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AMF Open Seminars

Our open seminars leverage the collective genius of the AMF community members. Covering a wide range of topics, such as career path, future of music, and even brain science for musicians, the possibilities are endless.
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Private Instructions

Meet one-on-one with Atlantic Music Festival's inspiring https://www.atlanticmusicfestival.org/the-festival/artists members.

    Program Electives

    In addition to the core program, participants may take advantage of the following electives available during the festival season.
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    Audition Intensive

    Audition Intensive is a special program designed for students preparing for an upcoming audition at a conservatory or a musical institution. The goal of the program is to help participants channel their focus during the festival in order to create a successful audition portfolio during and after the festival season.

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    Contemporary Performance at AMF

    The Atlantic Music Festival has established its legacy as a breeding ground for groundbreaking new works, with over 400 original works premiered since its inception. Participants are encouraged to take part in our core mission of supporting the living composers and their music through active collaboration and performance.

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    Festival Chorus

    The Atlantic Music Festival Choir is a special place where participants from all backgrounds are welcome to join in and come together as one to create a beautiful choral landscape. The choir takes on a range of repertoire, covering great choral works of the past as well as groundbreaking new works.

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    Future Music Lab

    The project began as an official collaboration with IRCAM (Institut de Recherche et Coordination Acoustique/Musique). Access unique courses including Programming for Musicians, MaxMSP Bootcamp, and electronic music seminars.

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    MUGIC™ Lab

    The project began as an official collaboration with IRCAM (Institut de Recherche et Coordination Acoustique/Musique). Access unique courses including Programming for Musicians, MaxMSP Bootcamp, and electronic music seminars.

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    Audition Requirements

    To apply, complete the online application and upload the following material via our online application site.

    • Submit video recordings of applicant’s conducting of two contrasting works (maximum of 30 minutes).

    • Recommendations are optional.

    Please see Application Procedures for detailed instructions. If you would like to inquire further about the program, please contact us.

    AMF 2022 ONLINE APPLICATION

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    Special Announcement

    Introducing AMF One

    We are excited to announce AMF One, a tuition-free 5-day virtual festival for all applicants. Developed in collaboration with ClassicalMusicians.org, participants gain valuable experience through joint projects, including digital presence and career-building for the 21st-century musicians and seminars covering a wide range of topics, such as sensors and programming primer for musicians.