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INTERNATIONAL CONDUCTING SYMPOSIUM

“LEADERSHIP AND THE CONDUCTOR: TWO ASPECTS OF ONE ART”

Dates: July 30 to August 1, 2020

Hosts: Augsburg University (USA) and University of Costa Rica – Pacific campus (CR)

 

conductorsSymposium on the art of leadership and the performance of the well-trained musician as orchestra director. The invited maestros from seven countries will offer workshops (talks) on this theme and the ways in which it manifests in the performance of their work as musical directors.

Topics include:

  • Criteria for repertoire selectionDownload the International Conducting Symposium poster PDF
  • Rehearsal technique
  • The relationship between the conductor and the orchestra: Fifth member of a quartet?
  • Orchestration and the importance of high criteria in making arrangements
  • The art of leadership

R.S.V.P. – The virtual symposium requires high internet connectivity. Certificates of Participation will be offered from Augsburg University in Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S.A.

Attendance at 80% or more of the conference sessions is required in order to receive the certificate of participation. All sessions will have translation available in real time.

Register by clicking on the button below in order to receive information on connecting to the symposium via Zoom. We hope to see you soon!

REGISTER HERE

Download the poster (PDF)

KEYNOTE SPEAKERMark Laycock

Maestro Mark Laycock

Berlin, Germany

 

Mark Laycock bio
Mark Laycock photo
Mark Laycock website


PRESENTERS

Links to presenter bios may be f

ound in the conference schedule.

CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

Alejandra Funes Bustamante, Directora
Philharmonic Orchestra of El Salvador

Luis Antonio García Cuevas

Professional Institute of Education and Human Development,
Mexico

Dino Nugent, Director

Youth Orchestras and Choirs of Panama
Ministry of Culture of Panama

Rafael Antonio Rodríguez, Director of Orchestra and Jazz
Augsburg University, U.S.A.

Jorge Alberto Siliézar Ruiz
University of Costa Rica – Pacific campus

Alejandro Vásquez Mejía, Director
Metropolitan Philharmonic – Medellín, Colombia