The Pierre Monteux School & Music Festival is a six week summer program providing training and practical experience for orchestra conductors and instrumentalists. Participants learn first-hand the many demands of orchestral playing and experience an unrivaled opportunity to learn a large and varied repertoire.
The Summer Music Festival consists of six public orchestra concerts presented each Sunday at 5 p.m. from June 24-July 29, and Mainely Chamber Music concerts at 7:30 p.m.each Wednesday from June 27-July 25, with the exception of July 4.
Pierre Monteux School’s program for conductors and orchestra musicians offers:
- Intensive training and practical experience for conductors and orchestra musicians.
- Exciting repertoire – close to 60 orchestral works, encompassing the full scope and variety of the symphonic literature.
- Unique experience – conductors learn from both sides of the podium and play in the orchestra, creating a positive environment in which conductors and instrumentalists work and learn together.
- Inspired teaching praised by students and colleagues.