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School of Music

Conductors Institute of South Carolina

Ten-Day Discovery Program

June 11 – 21, 2014

Directed by Dr. Neil Casey, the Discovery program is designed for conductors with limited conducting experience who want to improve their conducting skills. Each week, participants work with a string quartet in afternoon conducting sessions. Participants are required to attend morning Conductors Institute sessions and the late afternoon lecture series. This program is limited to 10 participants, and a limited number of auditors are accepted.

Discovery Repertoire

Session 1
Mozart- Divertimento, K. 136
Holst- St. Paul Suite
Samuel Jones- Elegy

Session 2
Britten- Simple Symphony
Roberto Sierra- Doce Bagatellas
Bartok- Rumanian Dances (for strings)


An application fee is not required. Meals are not included.
Conductor: $950 (add $395 for a single occupancy room for the session)
Auditor: $600 (add $395 for a single occupancy room for the session)

Campus Housing

You may select to take advantage of our campus housing – a single occupancy, air conditioned, suite-style room in a campus residence hall located just a short walk from all Conductors Institute sessions. Participants who do not want to stay in campus housing are responsible for securing their own accommodations.