Who Should Apply

HCCI is open to all levels of choral conductors, including professionals, pre-professionals, advanced students, and those who are new to choral conducting.

Conductors can participate through one of three tracks:

Active Conductors

(Limited to 12 conductors)

The Active track is open to intermediate or advanced choral conductors with prior choral conducting experience. Active Conductors are required to submit conducting footage and a musical résumé with their applications.

Active Conductors will:

Participate in all group sessions

Conduct the Choir-in-Residence* (approx. 60 minutes podium time)

Sing with the Choir-in-Residence

Have a one-on-one coaching with the Guest Conducting Clinician

*Each Active Conductor will be assigned specific repertoire to rehearse and perform with a professional lab choir.

Auditing Conductors

(Unlimited enrolment)

The Auditing track is open to all levels of choral conductors, including those who are new to choral conducting. Auditing Conductors should have prior musical training and choral singing experience.

Auditing Conductors will:

Participate in all group sessions

Observe conducting masterclasses

Sing with the Choir-in-Residence

One-Day Auditing — Wed, Aug 14 Only

(Unlimited enrolment)

The One-Day Auditing track is open to all levels of choral conductors, for one day only on Wednesday, August 14, 2019. Please see the Schedule page for information about what will be offered that day.

One-Day Auditing Conductors will:

Participate in all group sessions

Observe conducting masterclasses