Allan McMurray & Robert Taylor conductor clinicians
Michael Colgrass featured composer
Thursday, July 25 – Monday, July 29, 2013
Chan Centre for the Performing Arts
The University of British Columbia School of Music invites band conductors of all levels to attend the 2nd Annual UBC Wind Conducting Symposium. Refresh your conducting skills and learn about band repertoire, score study, and rehearsal techniques under the guidance of UBC Director of Bands Robert Taylor and distinguished guest artist Allan McMurray, Chair of the Conducting Faculty and Director of Bands at the University of Colorado-Boulder for 35 years. Participants will work with a live ensemble comprised of UBC Symphonic Wind Ensemble students and attend professional development sessions, including a special web seminar with this year’s featured composer Michael Colgrass.
(l-r) Clinicians Robert Taylor, guest artist Allan McMurray, and featured composer Michael Colgrass.
This is a non-credit course, and space is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Register online (available soon) by Monday, July 15, or until all positions are filled.
Participants may register as Conductors or Auditors. Conductors will conduct a live ensemble during 3 of the 4 sessions. Auditors may attend all sessions, but will not conduct the ensemble. Student Conductors will conduct 2 of the 4 sessions and pay a reduced rate. To be eligible for the student rate, you must be enrolled full time in a post-secondary institution during the 2012/13 or 2013/14 academic year.
Registration Fees: (All fees are listed in Canadian dollars and are subject to 5% GST.)
Conductors (limited to first 20 registrants): $600
Student Conductors (limited to first 4 registrants): $400
Auditors (limited to first 20 registrants): $300
UBC Tuition Fee Certificates (equivalent to 3 credits) may be used to offset the cost of this program, and Washington state teachers may earn WMEA clock hours for participation.
A limited number of rooms are available on campus in Gage Tower.
Book online or by phone at www.ubcconferences.com/accommodations/budget-rooms
Paid parking is available in the Rose Garden Parkade (www.maps.ubc.ca)