Performance Job

Gstaad, Switzerland
Posted: 07 Dec 2022
Gstaad Festival Orchestra

Gstaad Festival Orchestra

Gstaad Conducting Academy 2023

(apprenticeship / academy position)
Apply now for the Gstaad Conducting Academy 2023!

The Gstaad Conducting Academy offers young and promising conductors the unique opportunity in Europe to work together with highly professional orchestras for three weeks, as well as with conductor personalities who are renowned worldwide.

Jaap van Zweden, the Musical Director of the New York Philharmonic, has significantly influenced the Gstaad Conducting Academy since his first appointment in the year 2017 and is directing it already for the fifthtime in 2023.

The Academy is proud to welcome conductor Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla, Music Director of the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, for the first time. She will conduct the first week of the Gstaad Conducting Academy, together with Johannes Schlaefli, who, as Head of Teaching, will accompany the development of the participants throughout the entire duration of the Academy.

The Gstaad Festival Orchestra (GFO), as the centrepiece of the Academy, is assuming the role of the "instrument" - at the highest level. Through active participation in the pedagogical process, it is a defining aspect of the further education measure.
Closing date: 31 Jan 2023
Start date: July 2023
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