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Issue 6072

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Baton poised for RNCM conducting workshops

Monday 19 October, 2020

Conductors keen to sharpen their skills are being invited to get involved in the latest series of workshops organised by the Royal Northern College of Music.

The first in the 2020-21 season will be held across November 15 and 22, with the first session online acting in preparation for the following week at the institution in Manchester.

Led by RNCM conducting staff Mark Heron and Clark Rundell, the course will give participants the opportunity to conduct wind and brass ensembles of the college's students.

Mark Heron commented: “At the RNCM we are very proud of our conducting courses, both for full-time students and the various short courses that we run. The masterclass programme is long established and has unearthed some outstanding talents. Given international travel restrictions, we are anticipating that this event will provide an excellent opportunity for UK-based conductors of wind and brass bands. The sessions on November 22 have been scheduled to facilitate travel on the day and the RNCM has extensive COVID-secure measures in place.”

Full course details and online application form are available online at the RNCM website