"Traditional" conducting course

  • Docente: M°Franco Cesarini
  • It is a course structured over 5 years (Three-years + Twoyears).

    The principal subjects held by different teachers are:

    • Conducting
    • Instrumentation
    • History and Repertoire
    • Harmony

    Each year is organized in 6 full-immersion weekends of lessons. The course is subdivided in Three-year course (1st - 2nd - 3rd year) and Two-year course (4th - 5th year). There is an entry test (without marking) to verify the level of the applicants and assign them to the right class/ learning year on the basis of the theory/practical capabilities expressed during the exam and related to each subject.

    At the end of the 1st year of attendance, at the teacher’s discretion, the student could have to take a confirmatory test. At the end of the 3rd and 5th year, the student must sit a theory and practical examination. Admission to the Two-year course is allowed only with a minimum marking of 8/10 obtained at the Threeyear course final examination. The course includes practical conducting lessons during each weekend with wind bands, ensembles and/or piano, according to the listed repertoire and availability.

    When necessary, the course includes also the presence of an interpreter (Italian/english) It is possible to personalize the course contents, please contact us for further info.