Choral Masterworks – Brahms: Ein deutsches Requiem

UPDATE (June 13, 2022): All conducting spots for this institute have been filled. We are now offering auditor registrations for this institute (auditors attend as observers only, no podium time; tuition $424). Use the link at the bottom of the page to register as an auditor.

Space is still available in The Complete Conductor – Focus on the Renaissance.

INS 404
Choral Masterworks – Brahms: Ein deutsches Requiem
July 9-12, 2022 / Saturday–Tuesday, 9 a.m.–5 p.m., plus final evening performance
Room: EEW 415

William Weinert, director
Guest faculty: Dr. Jerry Blackstone, Professor Emeritus of Conducting, University of Michigan

In-depth analysis and rehearsal of Brahms’s Ein deutsches 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, as well as the community event “Summer Sing!”  Enrollment limited to 14 conductors.

Applicants should contact Dr. Weinert directly before applying: wweinert@esm.rochester.edu

This institute pairs well with The Complete Conductor: Focus on the Renaissance (July 14-17). Students are welcome to register for both courses together!

Participant concert: Tuesday, July 12 at 7:30 p.m. in Kilbourn Hall

Planning your arrival and departure:
First scheduled activity: class begins Saturday, July 9 at 9 a.m.
Last scheduled activity: Summer Sing! event, Tuesday July 12, 7:30-10 p.m., Kilbourn Hall

Professional Development Hours: 30
Tuition:
$3,640 / 2 credits  
$785 / noncredit
$424 / auditor (observe only, no podium time)                    

“I wish to thank our esteemed instructors for the wisdom and practical instruction we enjoyed over the past four days. You gave us a rich time of learning, and you generously shared your treasures of experience and insight.” – 2020 participant

Click HERE to register