The Art of Expressive Conducting
4th INTERNATIONAL CONDUCTING MASTERCLASS
(Rome, Italy, August 26 - 31, 2019)
The Atlantic Coast Orchestra - non profit association is very excited to announce the 4th edition of the most inspiring and extraordinary International Conducting Masterclass entitled “The Art of Expressive Conducting”.
Settled in one of the most historical districts of the amazing città di Roma, in Italy, The Art of Expressive Conducting will provide an extraordinary and unique opportunity for conductors from all over the world to study, develop and perfects their conducting skills in an exceptional professional music environment under the mentoring of Maestro Luis Miguel Clemente, Head of Conducting Studies at the Atlantic Coast International Conducting Academy (Portugal), Chief Conductor of the Atlantic Coast Orchestra and PhD researcher in Orchestra Conducting. Recently, Luis has given conducting masterclasses in Portugal, Spain, England, Mexico, Italy, Taiwan and USA.
Luis is currently one of the world's most sought-after, inspiring, supportive, charismatic and renowned "new-generation" conducting pedagogue. He has an international reputation as professional conductor, orchestral trainer and he is a worldwide leading pedagogue specialized in phenomenology of conducting gesture. Through his unique and personal approach to teaching and mentoring, Luis generates an atmosphere that combines intensity of study with a mutually supportive and creative environment.
The 2019 edition of The Art of Expressive Conducting masterclass will focus on a practical approach to the relation between phenomenology of conducting gesture and effective communication, specially the ability to convey musical intention through gesture and influence all aspects of a high standard and creative artistic performance. Practical conducting sessions will be held with professional and experienced pianists and also with the extraordinary Equilibrium Orchestra, made of some of the finest musicians from Italy’s leading symphony orchestras.
The masterclass will end with two closure concerts entirely conducted by all Active Participants, at the magnificent Vatican Basilica Papale di San Paolo fouri le mura, which also represents an important opportunity for conductors present themselves in the Italian music context.