The Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra is now accepting online applications for the Australian Conducting Academy Summer School 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.

Jennifer Marten-Smith Pianist
Karen Smithies Pianist
Melba Opera Trust Scholarship Programme (soloist to be advised)
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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The deadline for applications is 5pm AEST, Monday 30 September 2019.

Please submit your application online below. Please have all files and attachments ready to submit.

Australian Conducting Academy Summer School 2020 Application form

  • Must be a PDF of Jpeg file
  • PDF ONLY. Docs of any kind will not be accepted.
  • PDF ONLY. Docs of any kind will not be accepted.