Dear Friends


I am grateful and excited to announce our first Conducting Workshop with Maestro Arjan Tien from Holland.

Date : 21 – 28 September 2012

The times and venue will be confirmed. All your lessons will be video recorded and Dvds will be made for each participant. We will work with a pianist as our ensemble and later in the week, 2 sessions with the Cape Philharmonic Youth Orchestra. Only a maximum of 10 students will be selected on their Conducting experience.

Fee :  R700

Conducting Program:

Score Marking and Analyzing

Baton Technique


Video Review of Lessons

Theory (Terms, orchestration etc.)


Symphony No.5 – Beethoven

Finlandia – Sibelius

Der Freischutz – Weber

Blue Danube – Strauss

Slavonic Dance No.8  –  Dvořák

Equipment to bring along:

Own Scores

Black, Red pen, Pencil and notepad


Please contact me for an  Application form. Deadline is the 1 September 2012. Participants will be notified if they qualify for the workshop on the 7 September.

The fee of R700 has to be paid by the 14 September 2012.


Brandon Phillips

Artistic Director and Conductor

Cape Philharmonic Youth Orchestra

Tel 0720257703

Fax +27 21 425 1009



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