Orkney Conductors’ Course & St Magnus Composers’ Course

January 7, 2015 in All Opportunities, Composers, Performers, residencey and summerschool by newmusicscotland

The Orkney Conductors’ Course is a professional development course for emerging conductors, and offers two-piano sessions, symphonic and concerto repertoire, as well as experience with the BBC Scottish Chamber Orchestra and an ensemble. Participants conduct in a St Magnus Festival concert at the end of the course. The St Magnus Composers’ Course also overlaps with St Magnus International Festival, and is an opportunity for 8 composers to study and develop in a stimulating and supportive environment, and includes work premiered by participants in a Festival concert at the end of the course. There are opportunities to work with ensembles and have contact with conductors, as well as with participants on the Orkney Writers’ Course.

Prices: £760

More information and booking forms www.stmagnusfestival.com

Contact email: 01856 871445