Conductors

Varna International Music Academy offers a unique 10-day Choral-Orchestral Conducting Workshop and a 4-week Opera and Choral-Orchestral Conducting Workshop for conducting fellows and conducting associates.

Option A: June 2-June 12, 10-day Choral-Orchestral Conducting Workshop Open to Conducting Associates and Conducting Fellows. Participants will receive:

  • Score study of the GREAT MASS IN C MINOR, Mozart, under the tutelage of our internationally recognized conducting faculty.
  • Opportunities to conduct portions of the concert program with professional orchestra at the Varna Festival and Congress Center. Conducting Associates will conduct only during rehearsals; Conducting Fellows will conduct during rehearsals and a portion of the public performance in Bulgaria.
  • A copy of a DVD of their podium time. All rehearsals and concerts will be video-recorded.
  • Accommodations in three- or four-star hotels in Varna, Bulgaria (double occupancy).
  • Full breakfast and lunch buffets 7 days a week.

Tuition:
Conducting Associates
3-star accommodations $2390
4-star accommodations $2560

Conducting Fellows
3-star accommodations $2590
4-star accommodations $2760

Option B: June 2-June 30, 4-week Opera and Choral-Orchestral Conducting Workshop. Participants will receive:

  • Individual score study with the Academy's Maestros of the following repertoire:
    • GREAT MASS IN C MINOR, Mozart & CANDIDE, Bernstein, performed concert style, June 2-16, 2019
    • SUOR ANGELICA & GIANNI SCHICCHI, Puccini, June 2-23, 2019
    • COSì FAN TUTTE, Mozart, June 9-30, 2019
  • Opportunities to conduct portions of the rehearsals with opera singers, orchestra and choir at the Maestros' discretion
  • Opportunities to lead rehearsals with the Opera Chorus
  • A certificate from the Varna International Music Academy
  • Accommodations in three- or four-star hotels in Varna, Bulgaria (double occupancy)
  • Full breakfast and lunch buffets 7 days a week.

Tuition:
3-star hotel-$1290 per week
4-star hotel-$1390 per week