AUSTRALIAN CONDUCTING ACADEMY
Eight applicants have been selected to take part in the Australian Conducting Academy 2020 Summer School: Patrick Brennan (NSW), Daniel Cooper (New Zealand), Benjamin Crocker (NSW), Andrew Groch (SA), Vivian Horn (VIC), Evan Lawson (VIC), Sam Weller (NSW), and Jen Winley (WA).
Soprano Emilia Bertolini will be joining the TSO musicians at the 2020 to sing arias by Mozart and Nicolai courtesy of the Melba Opera Trust. Emilia is the 2020 holder of Melba Opera Trust’s John & Elizabeth Wright-Smith Scholarship and the Paulette Bisley Opera Scholarship.
The Australian Conducting Academy Summer School will take place from January 25 to January 31, 2020. Under the leadership of Director and TSO Principal Guest Conductor Johannes Fritzsch, students will benefit from rehearsals with pianists as well as six orchestra calls with the TSO over the course of the school.
Open to Australian and New Zealand permanent residents, The Australian Conducting Academy plays a vital role in nourishing talented emerging conductors, and supports graduates in building substantial careers both in Australia and internationally.
We are delighted to announce an expansion of the program to include a Spring Module (8-10 September, 2020) hosted by Australian Conducting Academy partners Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University and the Queensland Symphony Orchestra. The Spring Module with take place in Brisbane, Queensland.
ACA SUMMER SCHOOL PRESENTERS AND PERFORMERS
Jennifer Marten-Smith Pianist
Karen Smithies Pianist
Emilia Bertolini Soprano
Dennis Clare Mime Artist
Dr Arjun von Caemmerer Iyengar Yoga Instructor
Jane Edwards Public Speaking
Simon Rogers Director, Artistic Planning
David Harvey, TSO Librarian
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