New York Conducting Workshop
2022 New York Conducting Workshop
May 23-25, 2022 (May 23-30 including Carnegie Hall & AUPAC concerts)
Maestros John Farrer, Dirk Brossé, Toshiyuki Shimada
Maestro Salvatore Di Vittorio, Artistic Director
All Participants are eligible for The Respighi Prize in Conducting.
Winner conducts orchestra at Carnegie Hall.
Our one-of-a-kind program has been founded in collaboration with the prestigious London Conducting Workshop. We offer conductors of all ages and countries the opportunity to reflect, discuss, and refine their podium experiences with veteran mentor conductors.
The New York Conducting Workshop is a truly unique learning experience:
- Four maestros providing instruction and feedback;
- Work with a fully-professional orchestra, Chamber Orchestra of New York;
- Candidacy in an international competition – The Respighi Prize;
- Digital video recording of your conducting (in select years);
- Opportunity for Winner to conduct during concert at Carnegie Hall, and Finalist to conduct during concert at AUPAC
John Farrer: Music Director Laureate, Bakersfield Symphony; Director, London Conducting Workshop
Dirk Brossé: Music Director, Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia; Professor of Conducting & Composition, Royal Conservatory of Music (Belgium)
Toshiyuki Shimada: Music Director, Yale University Symphony Orchestra
Salvatore Di Vittorio: Music Director, Chamber Orchestra of New York; Composer under Casa Ricordi (Universal Music) in Italy
The New York Conducting Workshop will be held at The DiMenna Center in New York from May 23-25, 2022. Rehearsals follow on May 26, 2022, with concerts at Carnegie Hall’s Weill Hall on May 27, 2022 and Adelphi University Performing Arts Center on May 30, 2022.
May 23-25, 2022: Workshop Sessions
May 26, 2022: Orchestral Rehearsals, also with Winning Conductor
May 27, 2022: Dress Rehearsal and Concert at Carnegie Hall’s Weill Hall
May 30, 2022: Dress Rehearsal (with Finalist) and Concert at AUPAC’s Concert Hall
The workshop has a maximum of 22 participating conductors and additional auditors.
Session times will be shared via email with all confirmed candidates. Complimentary tickets for all conductors (participants and auditors) will be given for the two concerts.
All Participants automatically become candidates of THE RESPIGHI PRIZE IN CONDUCTING. Finalist will conduct a short work at Adelphi University Performing Arts Center on May 30, 2022. The Winner will conduct a short work at Chamber Orchestra of New York’s Carnegie Hall’s concert on May 27, 2022.
Mozart, Divertimento for strings, K. 136, D Major
Boccherini, Minuet in A
Respighi, Ancient Airs and Dances No. 3
Copland, Appalachian Spring Suite (chamber version)
1 Participant: USD $1,879
2 Auditor: USD $300
Updated after Workshop moved to The DiMenna Center: Hotel nearby venue and Times Square will be available for any participants who need lodging for May 22-30, 2022. Prices based on availability.
Application Deadline (updated): March 1, 2022
Candidacy Confirmations: No later than March 15, 2022
Candidate Workshop Payment in Full Deadline: April 1, 2022
Arrival Date: May 22, 2022 or May 23, 2022 based on housing needs
Chamber Orchestra of New York
450 Lexington Avenue, #1514
New York, NY 10163
For wire transfer information, please email
The workshop fee covers the following: administrative processing and tuition. The fee does not cover travel to New York, transport within New York, food and drink during the workshop or lodging (unless requested via the hotel offer above).
Limited Time Offer
We will provide a 30% discount code for the new hard cover version of David Daniels’ indispensable conductor’s catalog ORCHESTRAL MUSIC – 6th EDITION.