School of Music

Orchestral Conducting and String Performance Program

An accelerated experience for the high school and college orchestral string player

Date: Sunday, July 25 – Friday, July 30, 2021
Application Deadline: June 20, 2021
Location: Wilmot Music Building and Beston Hall in the Glazer Music Performance Center, Nazareth College
Tuition: $500

Director: Nancy Strelau, nstrela1@naz.edu, 585-704-9355
Conducting Faculty: Prof. Nancy Strelau, Mr. Shade Zajac
String Faculty: Dr. Margaret Leenhouts

To register:

ORCHESTRAL CONDUCTING TRACK*

  • High school and college students string students (age 15 – 22) interested in an introduction to orchestral conducting or a continuation of on-going orchestral conductor training
  • Minimum string performance level: equivalent to a solid NYSSMA Level 5
  • Students will work with conducting teachers in rehearsal techniques and performance preparation
  • Students will also play in a string quartet or quintet as part of their musical development

*More challenging literature will be given to students with formal conducting training or experiences.

STRING PERFORMANCE TRACK

  • High school and college students string students (age 15 – 22)
  • Minimum performance level: equivalent to a solid NYSSMA Level 5
  • Students will work both in a smaller chamber group (string quartet or quintet) as well as performing in a string orchestra led by conducting students
  • Students will learn to work independently within a chamber music setting, as well as how to lead in an orchestral setting
  • Solo performance opportunities in masterclasses

Conducting & String Program

    Contact

    Nancy Strelau, nstrela1@naz.edu

    585-704-9355