Dirigierkurs - 100% (Masterclass)
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10th International Conducting Master Class David Zinman 2018-19
Sunday, 19 May – Tuesday, 21 May 2019
David Zinman Honorary Conductor
Simon Fuchs, Oboe
– Advanced professional conducting students and professional
conductors (symphony and opera)
– Age limit: must not be older than age 38 (at application deadline)
You may submit all documents online via http://www.muv.ac as of Dec 03th 2018 11am.
Please register to submit your application.
Postal and e-mail applications will not be accepted as well as any document provided later than the given deadline.
Selection of participants:
The course management will select 8 final candidates upon receipt of the application documents. These results will be announced in the beginning of February 2019. These chosen conductors will work on the first day of the class under the direction of David Zinman with two pianos and the soloist in an intimate and intensive rehearsal. In the following course days, the 8 candidates will rehearse with the Tonhalle-Orchester Zürich under the direction of David Zinman.
The Tonhalle-Gesellschaft Zürich reserves the right of refusal reg. incomplete applications. There is no right of legal appeal. No correspondence will be conducted regarding the decisions.
Please do not apply if you are a former active participant as repeated participations are not allowed.
Class fee: The course fee for active participants is CHF 600; the course fee for auditors is CHF 100.
Class language: The Master Class will be given in English.
Travel: Travel costs must be covered by each participant.
Accommodation: Accommodation costs must be covered by each participant. The Tonhalle-Orchester Zürich can assist in finding accommodation.
Meals: All meals must be paid by the participant.
Scores: Each participant must procure his/her own scores.
Scholarship: There is the possibility to apply for a scholarship for the 8 chosen candidates. More information will be given after the final selection.
VISA: Each participant is responsible for their VISA entry to Switzerland
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Tel.: +41 44 206 34 67 / firstname.lastname@example.org
Candidates are required to upload one or more videos to their profile as a live audition replacement (obligatory). No live audition.
link min. 3 video recordings of a performance or rehearsal presenting you as conductor . Please read the video requirements under “Video applications” below for further details.
Ludwig van Beethoven: Ouvertüre zu "Egmont" f-Moll op. 84
Richard Strauss: Oboenkonzert D-Dur o.op. 144
Leonard Bernstein: Sinfonische Tänze aus "West Side Story"
Edward Elgar: "In the South" ("Alassio") op. 50
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