Summer Session

June 30 - July 5, 2019

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The LAFCI Summer Session is designed for graduates of the The Intensive workshops who are seeking more podium time to further their conducting technique and rehearsal skills with a live orchestra. The Summer Session will host two sessions each day for five days, culminating with a live concert with each participant conducting their own piece with the Orquesta Filarmónica de Boca del Río located in the beautiful seaside city of Veracruz, Mexico. Each participant will receive video and audio recordings of their work as well as video footage of each session with the orchestra.

The Summer Session will focus on film repertoire, participant piece, technique sessions and will be led by faculty members Conrad Pope and Angel Velez. Below are examples of included repertoire, a full list will be made available at a later date:

  • J. Barry, Out of Africa

  • E. Bernstein, Magnificent Seven

  • J. Cardoni, One Week (punches and streamers)

  • A. Dvorak, Serenade for Strings

  • E. Elgar, Serenade for Strings

  • D. Newman, Matilda (punches and streamers)

  • C. Pope, My Week with Marilyn

  • J. Williams, Jurassic Park

Only 10 spaces will be made for this unique opportunity to work with a professional orchestra on a daily basis.

Financial aid consideration is not available for this workshop.

Fee: $3,500

(includes 7 nights in hotel with breakfast and WIFI as well as transportation to and from airport)

Upon acceptance, half of tuition will be due as a non-refundable deposit to hold your spot in the workshop no later than March 18.  The remaining balance must be received no later than June 10.
To apply, please fill out the below form.  Applications will be accepted until March 1, with notifications made by March 4.
Foro Boca, home of the Orquesta Filarmónica de Boca del Río and LAFCI 2019 Summer Session
Learn more about the Orquesta Filarmónica de Boca del Río
Orquesta Filarmónica de Boca del Río inside Mester Hall