NEC Summer Session 2013
A Forum for Conductors
Monday, June 24 – Friday, June 28
During an intensive five days, the seven chosen participants will encounter music with Frank Battisti, (former NEC Wind Ensemble director; founder, Massachusetts Youth Wind Ensemble and World Association of Symphonic Bands and Ensembles), Charles Peltz (Music Director, NEC Wind Ensemble, Glens Falls Symphony; Director of Orchestras, Luzerne Summer Music Center) and other NEC faculty.
Morning seminars will involve discussion and study of scores, aesthetics and perspectives on music. Afternoon conducting sessions will include conducting a complete ensemble. The overall structure of the week will enable all participants to enjoy the educational benefits of intensive and highly personalized instruction and discussion.
Mozart Serenade in E-flat, K.375
Hindemith Symphony for Band in B-flat
Stravinsky Symphonies of Winds (1947)
8:30 a.m. Morning gathering
9:00 a.m. Seminar discussion I
10:45 a.m. Seminar discussion II
12:00 noon Lunch together
1:30 p.m. Conducting*
4:00 p.m. Break
6:00 p.m. Dinner together (optional)
Those wishing to participate are asked to submit a resume, repertoire list of conducted works, repertoire list of studied works and a 20 minute videotape/DVD containing rehearsal and concert footage (school ensemble footage acceptable) should accompany a brief letter of application. Deadline for applications is June 1. Non-participating auditors are welcome to attend the afternoon sessions.
Materials should be mailed to:
NEC School of Continuing Education Summer Session
290 Huntington Ave.
Boston, MA 02115
Attn: Conductor's Forum
Tuition & Registration
Early Bird Discount (if registered and paid by May 15): $775
All fees above require an NEC $40 registration fee.
NEC's School of Continuing Education is pleased to be able to provide housing. To learn more, visit the Summer Housing webpage.