Students who study in the Conducting Department at Mannes receive all the benefits of attending a small, supportive conservatory, and have opportunities to:

  • Spend two years studying score reading, 20th-century musical analysis
  • Take private lessons to work on issues of technique, style, and repertoire
  • Profit from weekly sessions working with a paid orchestral ensemble
  • Conduct reading sessions, rehearsals, and participate in performances of the Mannes Orchestra

For more information about the Conducting Department at Mannes, contact:

David Hayes, Director of Orchestral Conducting

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