You may never have conducted before, you may have tried briefly, or you may already be excelling. Our range of courses are intended to suit women at all stages.

Please note all courses are independent from each other. For example, you do not have to have ‘completed’ Phase 1 in order to be eligible for Phase 2.


This 2-day course is aimed at encouraging female music students aged 16 and over, as well as individuals pursuing a career in music (as performers or educators) to pick up the baton and take to the conductor's podium for the very first time.

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This 1-day course is aimed at female music professionals aged 18 and over, with little experience in conducting who would like to achieve greater proficiency at it, either as a principal focus or as part of a varied musical career.

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Phase 2 courses each focus on a different genre of conducting. Participants are female music professionals who likely already conduct to a moderate level or for whom expertise in a particular genre of conducting could transform what they are able to achieve in their current line of work.

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If you are not sure which course might be right for you, please do not hesitate to contact us.

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