The Glover-Edwards Conducting Programme is aimed at women conductors to bridge the gap between undergraduate and postgraduate study.

The programme is for women who are considering applying for a Master’s in orchestral conducting in the UK or abroad. Led by Sian Edwards, Head of Conducting at the Royal Academy of Music, and including masterclasses with Jane Glover and Alice Farnham.

Applications for the 2023/24 Glover-Edwards Programme are now closed.

Successful candidates who applied before Friday 30 June will be informed by mid-July.

The first weekend of the programme will take place Friday 8 September to Sunday 10 September 2023 at the Royal Academy of Music, with three further weekends later in October, November, and then January 2024.

The fee for the first weekend is £150, with generous bursaries available. There is no fee for existing Academy students. If you are selected for part two of the programme, there is no fee.

We will make substantial contributions to all travel and accommodation expenses for participants.