CONDUCTING WORKSHOP and CONCERTS CWC-2018
( AUGUST 15 - AUGUST 22, 2018 )
Classical and Romantic
Overture - 2 Arias - Concerto - 2 Symphonies
WITH MAESTRO CHRISTOPHER LYNDON GEE ( USA/ITALY ), assisted by MAESTRO SERGEY GOLUBNICHY ( UKRAINE ) and THE KIEV MUNICIPAL ACADEMIC OPERA and BALLET THEATRE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Ms. Darla Diltz, soprano (USA)
Solo Violin: TBA
Only 12 conductors will be accepted to the program.
A few carefully selected conductors will be awarded to conduct at the International Vocal Master Class and Concert on August 19 - 26, 2018. All the conductors are encouraged to observe the Vocal Master Class on August 19 - 26, 2018
A week long course that combines intensive conducting training, seminars, discussions,and Participants' public performance with the Kiev Municipal Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre Symphony Orchestra.
Group and individual sessions daily with 2 soloists ( violin and soprano ) and 5 ( five ) full symphony orchestra rehearsals ( no piano, quintet or sextet, not even one- per- part ensemble, but full symphony orchestra only! ) followed by a dress rehearsal and Participants Public concert. Dine and review your day with all of us daily.
The course will be held in English, secondary in German, Russian and Ukrainian and will take place in Kiev, Ukraine, at the Kiev Municipal Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre.
Every Active and Passive Participant will receive Complimentary Lodging ( 9 days ) and 7 days meal plan to enjoy the KISS Festival and Kiev's rich cultural life
Training Sessions, Rehearsals and Discussions
Active Participants choose repertoire,which they are required to study and prepare in advance. They will have up to 90 minutes of podium time with the orchestra. Each conducting session will be concluded with a discussion/seminar. Topics include baton technique, score study, interpretation and rehearsal technique. Several individual practice rooms with pianos will be available.
All podium sessions will be video recorded. Please bring your recording devices and/or SD card and USB Flash drive.
Auditors will attend all sessions and participate in all non-conducting activities
Participants will conduct the Kiev Municipal Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre Symphony Orchestra
As a part of the Master Class Festival The KISS of Ukraine 2018 there will be a Public Participants' Concert at the Kiev Municipal Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre on Wednesday, August 22, 2018. Each Active participant is guaranteed to conduct at the concert.
MOZART - Violin Concerto No. 3 in G major, K.216
BEETHOVEN - Symphony No. 1 in C major, Op. 21
SCHUBERT - Symphony No. 8, D.759 in B minor ( "Unfinished" )
BRAHMS - Academic Festival Overture, Op. 80
MOZART, Le Nozze di Figaro - "E Susanna non vien...Dove sono" - Countess's Recitative and Aria form Act 3
VERDI, La Traviata - "E strano! e strano!" - Violetta's Aria from Act 1
* NOTE: We encourage you to study and prepare at least two selections from the list
INTERNATIONAL CONDUCTING MASTER CLASS and CONCERT: Active Participant: $1750
All the PARTICIPANTS - TUITION WILL INCLUDE :
9 days ( August 15 - 23, 2018 ) of FREE ACCOMODATION and A WEEK LONG MEAL PLAN ( Full Lunch or Full Dinner daily )
Any additional night of Accomodation could be purchased for $30
FREE ADMISSION TO ALL THE MASTER CLASS FESTIVAL THE KISS OF UKRAINE 2018 CONCERTS AND OTHER EVENTS IS INCLUDED WITH THE TUITION PAYMENT
Will be provided to All the Participants at an Apartment Hotel located in the very center of Kiev
How to Apply
Submit electronic application, a non-refundable $50 application fee, a short resume and 2 (two) video recordings by May 15, 2018. Upon notification of acceptance, a tuition payment must be made by June 1st, 2018. There is an option to pay a half of the tuition ( $875.00 ) by June 1st and the other half on the day of registration in Kiev, Ukraine. Auditors must pay full tuition by June 1st.
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