A quick reminder that today, Sat Mar 22nd is the priority application deadline for the 2008 Rose City International Conductor’s Workshop. You can apply online via the RCICW website.
The RCICW is now the first conducting institute to go post free- applicants may submit their videos via webhosting services (including personal websites, YouTube, etc) or email. If you are sending a DVD, that may be postmarked by March 25th.
This year’s workshop takes place from July 21-27, 2008 in Portland, Oregon– one of the most beautiful and enjoyable cities in the country. Our faculty this year include David Hoose, Christopher Zimmerman and Kenneth Woods, director. Students also have the opportunity to work with professional soloists in concerto accompanying and operatic repertoire.
Repertoire for the Emerging Artist Program is:
Puccini- excerpts from Madame Butterfly
Ponchielli- excerpts from La Gioconda
Beethoven arr. Mahler- String Quartet in
F minor op 95
Brahms- Piano Concerto in D minor
Rick Rowley, piano
Dvorak- Serenade for Winds
Copland- Appalachian Spring (13 Instrument Version) Repertoire for the Discovery Program is:
Stravinsky- Octet for Winds Mvt I
Haydn- Symphony no. 86
Beethoven- Symphony No. 2 in D major
Mvt I (piano reduction with Rick Rowley)
Applications may be considered on a space available basis, but early applicants are given priority in evaluation.