Course Details

all Courses are open for 6 active participants and 10 observers

every Course is structured over 3 days

The first day is a full study day online using Zoom followed by two days of active conducting with the ensemble.

The first day is focused on score preparation

This will include a discussion about orchestral challenges of the piece, potential solutions, individual interpretations, aspects of technical difficulties and developing a productive rehearsal technique appropriated to the repertoire.

All participants will receive a video recording of Zoom study day

Practical weekend

During practical weekends ( Saturday and Sunday)  all participants will work with professional chamber orchestra. Soloists join the course on Sunday. 

podium time

Each participant will conduct for 45 min per day, two sessions a day, before and after lunch break.
Each day will be finished with a debriefing and discussion session where all participants will receive individual feedback.
Full schedule will be provided for all participants in advance.

location and Recordings

All practical days will be held at St Hilda`s College Oxford, and will be recorded by MuzikFermata.
Recordings will be available for active participants only.


  • Active participant £ 900
  • Observer (per day of observation) £ 50

We kindly ask you to send your payment by bank transfer.
Payment details will be provided individually by mail.