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16th Danube Conducting Masterclass and Competition



Danube Symphony Orchestra's concert hall and rehearsal room, Danube Palace

Hungary, Budapest, H-1051.  Zrinyi Street 5.



25th May- 4th June 2019 


Music programme of the course:

Brahms: Violin concerto in D major, Op. 77

Brahms: Variations on a Theme by Haydn for orchestra

Mozart: Symphony No. 35, Haffner, in D major, K. 385

Debussy: Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune

Bizet: Carmen suit, no 1.2.

Copland: Symphonic suite for orchestra, Four Dance Episodes from Rodeo

Bartok: Hungarian Pictures, Romanian Dances

Tutition fees:

Active participants €1280

Active participants – students (valid enrollment proof required) €1180

Passive participants  €200


Registration fee €300 ( part of the whole amount)

Registration deadline:     

Mozart & Tchaikovsky

Danube Conducting Masterclass: 1st May 2020

The participant is responsible for paying the extra costs of the bank transfer. 




Payment information will be sent via email to applicants. 


About the course:

During the course the active participants are working on the music programme  with  Professor Andras Deak,  at the half time with two pianists, at the other half of the course every active participants will get 80 minutes conducting time with the Danube Symphony Orchestra.


Tuition languages: English 


Participation in the course is confirmed with a certificate.



At the end of the orchestra rehearsals the Professors and the Orchestra will decide which participants will be awarded with prizes.


1st.2nd.3rd. Prize: Conducting in the Final concert.


Final concert: On the 4th June there will be a concert in the Danube Palace Concert Hall with a selected programme from the course repertoire. In the concert the first 4-5 best participants chosen by the Professors an the Orchestra will conduct.



More conducting practice time: 

We  offer  more practice time possibility with the orchestra. 80 minutes/ 650 Eu / 35 member of orchestra.  We can give you the possible dates and times after your inquires. 

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We can also help you find a good accommodation in Budapest, and provide you with all the information you need.



How to apply:

Please send us an email if you are interested. 

Laszlo Blaskovics


tel: 0036703623921




If the participant cancel the participation, the registration fee is non-refundable.

In the event that the masterclass is cancelled by the organizer due to unforeseen circumstances, the course and registration fees will be fully refunded. However we are not responsible for any incidental expenses such as non-refundable travel fares and accommodation fees.

If the participant forced to cancel due to circumstances beyond her/his control, the course fee is refundable, at the discretion of the organizer.


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