Boulder, Colorado (USA)
Spring Conducting Workshop

WHERE

Boulder, CO, USA - 15 miles (24km) northwest of Denver.

Aerial view of the city of Boulder, Colorado, with the Flatirons in the background
WHEN

May 1-5, 2015

FACULTY
Donald Schleicher

DONALD SCHLEICHER

Donald Schleicher has served as Professor of Conducting and Director of Orchestral Studies at the University of Illinois since 1995. He was also on the faculty of the University of Michigan for nine years. Professional positions include eight years as Music Director and Conductor of the Quad City Symphony Orchestra and for nine summers, he was Music Director and Principal Opera Conductor for the Pine Mountain Music Festival. At the outset of his career, he spent seven years as a high school band director in Williamsville, New York.

Schleicher has conducted the Inchon (South Korea) Philharmonic, the Daegu (South Korea) Symphony Orchestra, the Orquesta Filarmonica de la UNAM of Mexico City, the South Dakota Symphony, and the orchestras of Bridgeport, Tallahassee, and Lansing. He has also appeared as a guest conductor at the Great Lakes Chamber Music Festival in Detroit. In April of 2011, he will lead the production of "The Merry Widow" with the Missouri Opera Theater.

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REPERTOIRE
  • Beethoven: Symphony No. 4
  • Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 2
  • Rossini: Overture to La Scala Di Setta

With Hsingay Hsu, pianist.

ENSEMBLE
Boulder Chamber Orchestra

The Boulder Chamber Orchestra was established in 2004, and has since stood as Boulder’s premier chamber orchestra. Since its formation, the orchestra has played to sold-out audiences, and featured some of the area’s most talented musicians at our performances. BCO is directed by Maestro Bahman Saless.

PODIUM TIME

40+ minutes (4 sessions, each at least 10 minutes)

FEES

COURSE FEE:

$1,150 Active Participant

REGISTRATION FEE:

$150 (non refundable)

ABOUT

This course focuses on baton, conducting, and rehearsal technique, as well as effective communication with the body. The course includes:

  • 2 baton technique/conducting classes
  • 2 score study sessions/score previews
  • 4 video-taped conducting sessions (10+ minutes each)
  • 4 video reviews
  • 1 "Alexander Technique" Class
HOTEL

Boulder Marriott
2660 Canyon Boulevard
Boulder, CO 80302
+1 (303) 440 8877
Boulder Marriott Website

TO APPLY

Apply for this Workshop

PAPER APPLICATION: Please mail a C.V. and demo DVD to:

International Conductors Institute
4641 10th Street
Boulder, CO 80304
U.S.A.

Please indicate in your email which workshop(s) you are applying for. One application may apply for all workshops.

TO REGISTER

Register for this Workshop