International masterclass for conductors

International masterclass for conductors
Mid Europe Raffalt 5 Meisterkurs Ueli Kipfer

Location: congress Schladming; 8970 Schladming, Austria

Date: Monday, July 11, 2022 - Friday, July 15, 2022

The International masterclass for conducting takes place from July 11 – 15, 2022 as part of Mid Europe. A limited number of active participants will conduct and discuss a selected repertoire. The masterclass will be held in English. If you would like to observe the masterclass, you have the option to enroll as a passive participant. Passive participants may attend the entire workshop and contribute in discussions. Active participants are expected to study all works.
Active and passive participants are required to bring and play their instrument as part of the masterclass.

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Masterclass Conductors 2022

Paulo Martins
The Portuguese conductor Paulo Martins will be attending Mid EUROPE for the first time in 2022, supervising the orchestral projects WYWOP and WAWOP in addition to the master class "Conducting". Among his teachers are the renowned conductors Jan Cober, Osvaldo Ferreira, Ernest Schelle, Eugene Corporon and Jorma Panula. Paulo Martins has been awarded several times the "Certamen Internacional de Bandas de Valencia" Prize. He is currently a teacher at the Porto Conservatory, artistic director of the International Philharmonic D 'Gold Competition, and artistic director of the Orchestra and Youth Symphony Orchestra of Santa Maria da Feira and the Portuguese Band Academy (APB).


Kevin L. Sedatole
The American is almost a "regular guest" at Mid EUROPE, Kevin Sedatole has been invited as a guest conductor several times, including Mid EUROPE 2022, where Kevin and Paulo Martins run the master class "Conducting" and support the orchestral projects WYWOP and WAWOP. Kevin Sedatole serves as Director of Bands, Professor of Music, and Chair of the conducting area at the Michigan State University College of Music. At MSU, Professor Sedatole serves as administrator of the entire band program totaling over 700 students His performances range from the United States to Europe and Japan.