The Vienna Summer Music Festival Conductors’ Institute provides in-depth training for the orchestral conductor – led by acclaimed conductor, Christian Schulz and assisted by the Conducting Faculty. Participants will be offered a comprehensive experience designed to address all aspects of the conductor’s skill set.
As part of the VSMF Conductors’ Institute, participants will receive opportunities to:
- Experience ample podium time conducting live musicians in full orchestra and chamber ensembles
- Receive direct feedback from Conducting Faculty, as well as recorded video critiques
- Attend masterclasses on topics of core repertoire, score-study, gestural communication/body movement, rehearsal strategies, concert programming, and more
- Attend private coaching sessions from Conducting Faculty
- Each participant will conduct a professional orchestra on a concert at the end of the festival.
Participants will also have the opportunity to conduct with Vienna's Radio Orchestra.