The 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 various demands of orchestral playing and experience an unrivaled opportunity to learn a large and varied repertoire over the course of its six-week program.
MSMF consists of six Festival Orchestra concerts presented each Sunday at 5:00 PM from June 23-July 28, and five ‘Mainely’ Chamber Music concerts at 7:30 PM each Wednesday from June 26-July 24.
MSMF’s program for conductors and orchestral musicians offers:
- Intensive training and practical experience for conductors and orchestra musicians.
- Exciting repertoire of some 60 works, encompassing the full scope and variety of the symphonic literature.
- Unique experience where conductors learn from both sides of the podium. Conductors also play in the orchestra, creating a positive environment in which conductors and instrumentalists work and learn together.
- Inspired and passionate teaching praised by students and colleagues.