Orchestra will offer training opportunity for aspiring conductors with Maestro Johannes Fritzsch

The Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra will host the second Australian Conducting Academy Summer School January 24 to February 1, 2019. Under the leadership of Course Director and TSO Principal Guest Conductor Johannes Fritzsch, students will benefit from rehearsals with pianists as well as six orchestra calls with the TSO over the course of the school.

Open to Australian and New Zealand permanent residents, The Australian Conducting Academy plays a vital role in nourishing talented emerging conductors, and supports graduates in building substantial careers both in Australia and internationally.

‘For the second year running, we are delighted to offer a talented group of aspiring conductors a unique opportunity to work with a professional orchestra which is very involved and supportive of the process, and hone their skills with Johannes, a master educator and mentor,’ said TSO Managing Director, Nicholas Heyward, ‘The TSO undertakes a number of nationally recognised elite training opportunities each year and the Australian Conducting Academy is building on the success of many initiatives over the years.’

The course, with support from UTAS, will take place at the TSO and UTAS Conservatorium of Music Thursday 24 January –Friday 1 February, 2019. Applications open on Monday 20 August, 2018 and close on Friday 10 September 2018.

The Australian Conducting Academy
2019 Summer School
Thursday 24 January –Friday 1 February, 2018
Hobart, Tasmania

More information and application forms:

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