Pasquet – Masterclass Description Sofia März 2021

Conducting Masterclass
with Prof. Nicolás Pasquet

Sofia, Bulgaria
October 09 – 16, 2021.
Application deadline: August 20, 2021.
Participants selected for the masterclass will be informed by August 30, 2021.

The conducting masterclass is designed for professional conductors and advanced conducting students. There will be a maximum of 12 active participants, each of whom will have podium time of approximately 135 minutes. Besides the sessions with full orchestra, there will be conducting sessions with 2 pianos on the first day. The individual needs of each participant will be addressed during coachings in front of the orchestra and video analysis sessions. Participants will explore conducting technique, presence in front of the orchestra, understanding of the score, and rehearsal techniques.

On the last day of the masterclass, there will be two recording sessions at which we provide the opportunity to create your own publicity video recording.

Masterclass Fees:
 The fee for the course is €1650 for active participants excluding travel, but including accommodation with breakfast (single room) in a  four-star hotel.

Application fee: €65 (non-refundable)
Deposit: €800 payable via bank wire transfer upon acceptance 10 days after receiving an invitation letter.
Balance: €850 payable via bank wire transfer before the beginning of the masterclass, or in cash on the first day of the masterclass.

The organizer reserves the right to postpone or cancel the masterclass in case of force majeure or other unforeseeable circumstances such as governments restrictions related to the COVID-19 pandemic, travel bans, etc. The organizer will immediately notify participants of such changes and will refund the paid fee in fill in case of event cancelation. Participants may not assert any compensation claims for travel, visa, accommodation costs, etc.