Women Conductors runs workshops across the UK, throughout the year.
Phase 1 is a two-day workshop for women, age 16+, wishing to become professional musicians / music teachers, who are in (or have recently finished) full-time education at conservatoire, music college or university, or are currently in sixth form planning to study music full-time.
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Phase 1.5 is a one-day workshop for female music professionals who've had little or no experience orchestral conducting and would like to increase their professional portfolio to include conducting. Find out more...
Phase 2 is a two-day workshop for female music professionals of all ages (minimum age 18) wishing to supplement their careers by adding conducting to their professional portfolios. Find out more...
Please note: All workshops are independent from each other. for example, you do not have to have "completed" Phase 1 in order to be eligible for Phase 2.
CONDUCTING FOR OPERA
The Royal Opera House, along with the National Opera Studio and the Royal Philharmonic Society is piloting a week long conducting course for opera conducting. Find out more...
Emily Hoile, harpist: studied at the Juilliard School in New York thanks to funding from the RPS Julius Isserlis Scholarship.
DID YOU KNOW?
In 'The Red Headed League', Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson attended a performance by the violinist Sarasate at a Society concert in 1891.