The Academy’s postgraduate conducting course is internationally recognised as one of the foremost programmes for training conductors.
Our students have many opportunities to work with talented players and singers in a variety of settings, from two-piano workshops and intimate chamber ensembles to full symphony orchestra. Academy conductors work in a friendly, collaborative and focused environment which prepares them for professional conducting careers.
Conducting Open Day: 27th November 2016
The Academy offers a two-year course of Principal Study Conducting at postgraduate level.
Conducting is offered at undergraduate level in introductory classes to all students and as intermediate and advanced electives for students who wish to pursue it to a high level.
Performance, the central driving force behind all Academy studies
Regent Scholarship Scheme
Sam Batchelor, Conducting Administrator
Telephone 020 7873 7405 / Email email@example.com
Has conducted most of the world’s leading orchestras and opera companies
Conductor of major operatic world premieres
Recordings with London Philharmonic Orchestra and English National Opera
Music Director of English National Opera 1993–95
Regular concerts with Ensemble Modern
Eminent conductor is appointed Carl Maria von Weber Visiting Professor of Conducting
An inspirational few days with a great Bachian
Professor Oliver Knussen discusses his life and career with Professor Jonathan Freeman-Attwood.
Sian Edwards conducts Thomas Adès' In Seven Days with the Academy Manson Ensemble and London Sinfonietta
Professor of Public Engagement Professor Raymond Holden traces the history of conducting at the Academy
Trevor Pinnock conducts Haydn and Mozart
Sir Mark Elder discusses his approach to the great German masters
Venezuelan conductor Manuel López-Gómez conducts Academy Symphony Orchestra