Summer Conducting Seminar
June 9-19, 2017

Repertoire

DVOŘÁK  Serenade for Strings
BRAHMS  Serenade No. 2 in A Major
MENDELSSOHN  Symphony No. 4, Italian
STRAVINSKY  L’Histoire du Soldat Suite

Plus assorted smaller works, including:
BACH  Contrapunctus I from The Art of the Fugue
BEETHOVEN  String Quartet No. 14 in C# Minor, op. 131, mvt. 1
BEETHOVEN  String Quartet No. 10 in Eb Major, op. 74, mvt. 2
SCHUBERT  String Quartet No. 14 “Death and the Maiden,” mvt. 2
MOZART  Eine kleine Nachtmusik


 

Schedule

Boot Camp

Part 1 - Fundamentals of Technique and Music-Making

Friday, June 9
check-in
opening meeting
two technique sessions
music-making: single lines

Saturday, June 10
breakfast conversation
two technique sessions
two music-making sessions: harmonization, chorale melodies, and harmonizations

Part 2 – Forms (with small ensembles)

daily schedule includes
breakfast conversation
two technique sessions
video review sessions
two sessions conducting the small ensemble

Sunday, June 11 - Theme & Variations
SCHUBERT  String Quartet No. 14 “Death and the Maiden,” mvt 2
BEETHOVEN  String Quartet Op. 74, mvt. 2

Monday, June 12 - Fugue
BACH  Contrapunctus I from The Art of the Fugue
BEETHOVEN  String Quartet No. 14 in C# Minor, Op. 131, mvt 1

Tuesday, June 13 - Sonata Form
MOZART  Eine Kleine Nachtmusik

Study Day

Wednesday, June 14
A day off to recharge and study for the upcoming ensemble session

L’Histoire Day

Thursday, June 15
breakfast conversation
technique session – mock L’Histoire practice
two sessions with full L’Histoire ensemble

Henry Fogel Career Day

Friday, June 16
breakfast conversation with Mr. Fogel
mock interviews for Music Director, Assistant Conductor/Youth Orchestra,
and College teaching positions
interview reviews

Orchestra

daily schedule includes
breakfast conversation
two technique sessions
one session conducting the small ensemble
one session conducting the large ensemble

Saturday, June 17
DVOŘÁK  Serenade for Strings

Sunday, June 18
BRAHMS Serenade No. 2 in A Major

Monday, June 19
MENDELSSOHN  Symphony No. 4, Italian