New York City
Astoria Symphony Orchestra
March 23–28, 2014
Frank Nemhauser holds several other prominent positions concurrently. He is Music Director of the Berkshire Choral Festival and Westchester Choral Society, and both Director of Vocal Studies and Associate Professor at Mannes College of Music in New York. ...The Faculty
The ICI Difference
ICI was founded by Silas Huff and Bahman Saless in 2010, who had developed much of their conducting careers through various workshops around the globe. While there are a variety of conducting workshops around the world, ICI's mission...Learn More
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A Little Bit About Us
International Conducting Institute (ICI) was founded by Silas Huff and Bahman Saless in 2010, who had developed much of their conducting careers through various workshops around the globe. While there are a variety of conducting workshops around the world, ICI's mission is to provide the highest quality of instruction necessary to develop students to their desirable careers, whatever that may be. This Includes baton technique, score study, historical interpretations and discussions, rehearsal techniques, career development advice as well as customized classes in Alexander Technique, Yoga and more which are designed with the conductor in mind.
ICI employs a variety of highly qualified and proven conducting teachers. Offering conducting masterclasses in every season ICI can be your single source for gaining high level yet diverse conducting knowledge throughout the year. This way students can learn a variety of techniques from different masters.
International Conducting Institute offers one-week masterclasses in New York City with the Astoria Symphony Orchestra, Round Rock Texas with the Round Rock Symphony and in Boulder Colorado, with the Boulder Chamber Orchestra. ICI's grand masterclass is held in Czech republic during the summer months and lasts over two weeks. This workshops is designed to include large-scale repertoire as well as other unique selections not offered anywhere else.