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The Art of Conducting with Maestro Palmer

The deadline for application submissions is:  30 April 2024.

TAOC

Conducting Academy Overview

The 2024 TAOC Repertoire List is as follows:  

  • Mozart - Overture to The Marriage of Figaro  

  • Mozart - Symphony No. 25 (Haffner) 

  • Beethoven - Symphony No. 4

  • Haydn - Symphony No. 92 (Oxford) 

  • Mendelssohn — Die Hebrides

About

The Art of Conducting with Maestro Michael Palmer provides participants with opportunities unheard of in other conductor training workshops. Select participants will have the opportunity to learn from a veteran conductor steeped in the European tradition of master conductors while also developing the entrepreneurial skills to develop a successful conducting career in the present day. 

On the Podium

Select participants will study score analysis, and rehearsal techniques directly from Maestro Palmer and will receive one-on-one coaching in baton technique in private lessons with a pianist. Video review will be incorporated throughout.  

 

Participants receive a minimum of 20 minutes of podium time with string quintet and piano.  In addition, participants will receive three (3) supervised partial orchestral rehearsals with Maestro Palmer coaching, and one (1) performance of one (1) piece on a public concert, featuring a full 41-piece orchestra comprised of top professional musicians from the Atlanta area. 

Off the Podium

Off-the-podium sessions include one-on-one coaching on brand development, marketing and public relations, and culminate in an exercise in co-hosting a cocktail reception for concert donors. 

Levels of Particpation

Full Participant

  • Active participation on all dates: 18 - 22 June (On the Podium/Off the Podium).

  • Private lessons/time on off-days , including Off the Podium individual consultation.

  • One (1) performance on a public concert featuring a full 41-piece professional orchestra.

  • Limited to 1 selected applicant.

Fee:  $2,500 USD

Partial Participant

  • Active participation on 18 June ONLY

  • General observer on all other dates of the conducting academy - 19 - 22 June, including general participation in On the Podium/Off the Podium activities.

  • Limited to 5 selected applicants.

Fee:  $950 USD

Auditor

  • General observer on all other dates of the conducting academy - 19 - 22 June, including general participation in On the Podium/Off the Podium activities.

Fee:  $450 USD

Application to The Art of Conducting with Maestro Michael Palmer

18 through 22 June 2024

Please complete the form to apply.

 

The deadline for applications is

30 April 2024

Questions?

eMail:  anacrusisproductions@live.com

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