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Conductors Institute of South Carolina

Ten-Day Discovery Program

June 8 – 18, 2016
Application deadline: April 30, 2016
Arrive June 8 midday; depart June 19 by 11:00 a.m.

Download the brochure and application form (coming soon).

Directed by 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

Week I
Mozart - Divertimento in B-flat Major, K. 137
Corigliano - Voyage
Elgar - Serenade for Strings

Week II
Mendelssohn - Sinfonia No. 3 in E minor
Puccini - I Crisantemi (string orchestra version)
Holst - St. Paul's Suite (string orchestra version)


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.