Advanced Choral Conducting – Mendelssohn’s Elijah and Howells’ Requiem

Second year masters orchestral conducting student Adja Park. // Ann Howard Jones, Professor Emerita of Music at Boston University leads Advanced Choral Conducting – Brahms Institute in the rehearsal hall of ESM's East Wing. // Summer classes at University of Rochester's Eastman School of Music  July 13, 2016.  // photo by J. Adam Fenster / University of Rochester
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Advanced Choral Conducting – Mendelssohn’s Elijah and Howells’ Requiem

NOTE: As of 4/20/17, this class is FULL. Applications are no longer being accepted; please contact the Summer@Eastman Office if you would like to be put on the wait list for a conducting spot or to register as an auditor (auditors pay a reduced fee to attend as observers but do not get any conducting time).

July 17-21, 2017 / Monday–Friday, 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Room: EEW 415

Craig Hella Johnson, Grammy Award-winning Artistic Director of Conspirare and Musical Director of the Vocal Arts Ensemble of Cincinnati
William Weinert, Eastman School of Music

In-depth analysis and rehearsal of Mendelssohn’s Elijah and Howells’ Requiem. We will also explore recent research on issues of choral and instrumental performance practice in the Romantic era. Participants conduct Voices, the professional chorus in residence at the Institute.
Enrollment limited to 14 conductors.

Professional Development Hours: 30
$3,100 / 2 credits     CRN 18632
$740 / noncredit     CRN 18336

Voices Concert: Sunday, July 16 at 3:00 p.m. in Hatch Recital Hall
Summer Sing: Thursday, July 20 p.m. in Kilbourn Hall (institute participants will conduct)

Planning your arrival and departure:
First scheduled activity: Special session with Craig Hella Johnson, Sunday, July 16 at 7:30 p.m.
Last scheduled activity: Class ends Friday, July 21 at 4:00 p.m.                 

“Above and beyond! Great faculty, professional, helpful, insightful.” – 2016 participant

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