July 8-14, 2019


Fellows: $1850
Auditors: $1000

Application DEADLINE:

April 22, 2019

Applicants will be informed of their application status by June 1, 2019. 


Tchaikovsky Serenade
Elgar Serenade
Saylor Concerto Grosso for Violin and String Orchestra*
Beethoven Egmont Overture 
Mendelssohn Symphony No.3
Wagner Siegfried Idyll

(Conducting Fellows and Auditors provide their own scores unless otherwise indicated.)

*score will be provided


Fellows receive 150 minutes of podium time over the course of the 7 day workshop with our resident string quintet and the QCCW Festival Orchestra. Fellows are expected to tape all podium time for afternoon review with the faculty. Fellows will choose which repertoire they will conduct with the QCCW Festival Orchestra.

Auditors participate in all score study sessions, faculty lectures, and field trips into Manhattan. 

A Typical day at QCCW:

Morning Session (9am-12pm): String Qunintet + Piano session: Beethoven Egmont Overture 
First Afternoon Session (1pm-4pm): QCCW Festival Orchestra: Beethoven Egmont Overture 
Second Afternoon Session (4pm-6pm): Lesson on Programming "What Makes a Successful Concert? What Makes a Successful Season?"

Scott Gentile '17 rehearses Grieg  Holberg Suite

Scott Gentile '17 rehearses Grieg Holberg Suite