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 master class will take place from July 11 to July 15, 2022 as part of the Mid EUROPE workshop program. A limited number of active participants will work out, discuss and conduct a selected repertoire. The language of instruction will be English. The Military Music of Upper Austria will be available this year as a practice orchestra. In addition to active participation in the master class, there is also the possibility of passive participation. The passive participants can attend the workshop during the whole time and will be included in the discussions as well as in the lessons.

Schedule

MONDAY:
10:15 to 12:15 - THEORY
14:00 to 17:00 - THEORY

TUESDAY:
09:00 to 12:00 - PRACTICE with MILITARY MUSIC AUSTRIA
16:00 to 17:00 - PRACTICE with MILITARY MUSIC AUSTRIA

WEDNESDAY:
08:30 to 12:00 - PRACTICE with MILITARY MUSIC AUSTRIA
16:00 to 18:00 - PRACTICE with MILITARY MUSIC AUSTRIA

THURSDAY:
10:00 to 11:30 - private lessons
14:00 to 16:00 - PRACTICE with MILITARY MUSIC AUSTRIA

FRIDAY:
10:15 to 11:15 - dress rehearsal concert masterclass conducting with MILITÄRMUSIK OÖ
11:30 to 12:30 - Concert with MILITÄRMUSIK OÖ

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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

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.

Damon Talley

Damon Talley
Another conductor will enrich the master class "Conducting" this year.
Damon Talley serves as Director of Bands and Professor of Conducting at Louisiana State University School of Music (USA), where in addition to teaching, he conducts the wind bands and oversees all aspects of the LSU Department of Bands. Prior to his appointment at LSU, Dr. Talley held the position of Director of Bands at Shenandoah Conservatory, where he was responsible for guiding the wind band program, conducting the EDGE New Music Ensemble, and teaching graduate conducting. He has also taught on the faculties at The University of Texas at Austin and the University of Michigan. As an avid supporter of new music for the wind medium, Dr. Talley has conducted numerous world premier performances.
His principal conducting teachers are Jerry Junkin, Michael Haithcock, and H. Robert Reynolds.

List of Works for the Masterclass

Medium John Mackey This Cruel Moon John Mackey
Medium/Advance Gustav Holst/ed. Matthews Second Suite in F Boosey & Hawkes
Grad 4 Alfred Reed First Suite for Band Hal Leonard
Grad 5 Malcolm Arnold/arr. Paynter Four Scottish Dances Carl Fischer
Medium Steven Bryant Bloom Steven Bryant
Medium/Advance Carol Brittin Chambers The Rusty Bucket Carl Fischer

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