7th International Conducting Competition and Masterclass - JM Romania

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22 August 2016 - 19:25 01 September 2016

JMI is proud to promote the two amazing opportunities for young conductors organised by JM Romania that are going to take place in Bucharest in August: the International Conducting Competition Jeunesses Musicales Bucharest and the Jeunesses Musicales Conducting Masterclass.

Both projects are dedicated to conductors and are aimed at promoting professional excellence and at introducing young conductors in the entire spectrum of interpretations of orchestral works. Both the masterclass and the contest are open to conductors of all nationalities; the masterclass is furthermore open to all ages, while the contest is limited to young conductors within the age of 35.

International Conducting Competition Jeunesses Musicales Bucharest


The International Conducting Competition Jeunesses Musicales Bucharest has enjoyed great success since its first edition and has grown with each year, attracting participants from all over the world. Since 2014, the Competition has been affiliated to the „George Enescu” International Competition, aiming to promote professional excellence and international cultural cooperation. 

This year, the competition will be at its 7th Edition and as always it will take place from August 28th to September 1st in the main cultural landmark of the country, the Romanian Athenaeum. The jury will be formed of 9 conductors who have successfully developed international careers and the competition stages will be held in collaboration with the globally renowned „George Enescu” Philharmonic Orchestra. The prizes will consist in two types of prizes: financial and interpretation opportunities.

For more information and application visit the website. DEADLINE: June 15th

Take a look of what happened during last year's edition!

International Conducting Masterclass


The International Conducting Masterclass will take place from August 22nd to August 26th under the direction of two internationally renowned maestros, such as Christian Ehwald and Sigmund Thorpe, with the Royal Camerata Orchestra

The project will engage 30 participants: 15 active, working with two pianos and the orchestra, and 15 semi-active with only two pianos. Every day, each participants will rehearse for 15/20 minutes conducting two works of their choice out of the repertoire list, while all the other participants have the possibility to assist. All the participants will receive an attendance certificate at the end of the masterclass signed by Christian Ehwald and Sigmund Thorpe.

The teachers, pianists and the orchestra will vote for the Best Active Participant, who will receive the opportunity to conduct a concert of the Royal Camerata Orchestra during the next season.

For more information and application visit the website. DEADLINE: July 5th.

See you all in Bucharest!