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Lamont School of Music

Master of Music in Conducting

orchThe Master of Music in Conducting program at the Lamont School of Music, offers professional training in the conducting of Western art music in orchestral, choral and wind traditions. Students will gain valuable hands-on experience with many of the extra-musical activities which conductors and music directors face. These experiences will include managing orchestra personnel, librarian activities, running auditions, recruiting, etc.

Choral

Choral conducting students have the opportunity to study with Dr. Catherine Sailer, conductor of the Lamont Chorale, the Lamont Woman's Chorus, and director of choral studies at Lamont. Students will also have the opportunity to conduct these outstanding ensembles in the spectacular Gates Concert Hall.

Orchestral

The Lamont Symphony Orchestra provides a comprehensive and intense learning experience that prepares students for careers as orchestral musicians. In addition to conducting this award-winning ensemble in Gates Concert Hall, students also have the opportunity to work closely with conductor and music director Dr. Lawrence Golan.

Wind

Wind conducting students have the opportunity to study with Dr. Joseph Martin, conductor of the award-winning Lamont Wind Ensemble and director of choral studies at Lamont. You will also have the opportunity to conduct these ensembles inside the spectacular Gates Concert Hall.

Students are invited to explore our website or contact us at any time to learn more about this exciting opportunity; studying your passion - Music - at Lamont.

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