Conducting Program

  • PROGRAMS
    Fellowship Program
  • SESSIONS
    Full-Session: 07/01 – 07/29/2018

Overview

AMF Conducting Program is an all-fellowship summer program established with the express purpose of identifying and nurturing gifted conductors for careers in the professional world of orchestra.

The program is designed to maximize podium time. As such, conductors work closely with the AMF Orchestra and maestro Kisun Sung, and are given various collaborative opportunities with the Composer’s Orchestra, Contemporary Ensemble performance, Opera Workshop, New Music Choir, and other AMF programs.

Up to three conductors will be invited. All Conducting Program participants receive complete financial coverage of tuition, housing, and meals during the four weeks of residency.

Highlights

Orchestra

Conductors gain hands on experience and opportunity to work with our fellowship orchestra.

Composer's Orchestra

Conductors have an opportunity to participate in the New Music Orchestra Reading Sessions where over 20 new works will be presented.

Collaborative Opportunity

Throughout the festival season, conductors collaborate frequently with the AMF Contemporary Ensemble, New Music Choir, Opera Workshop, and Resident Artists.

Access AMF Seminars and Courses

Conductors have access to all AMF core seminars and master classes including our renowned Future Music Lab core seminars.

"AMF Conducting Program was established with the express purpose of identifying and nurturing gifted conductors for careers in the professional world of orchestra."

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Audition Requirements

Those interested should 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.