Conducting

The Sydney Conservatorium of Music Conducting staff offer a program of conductor training leading to a Master of Music, Doctor of Musical Arts or PhD in conducting performance. This program is designed for those conductors seeking the necessary skills for a professional career.

Conducting staff

The program focuses on conducting techniques and the ability to interpret the great orchestral, wind, chamber and choral scores. The Sydney Conservatorium of Music offers a unique experience in working with a range of high quality chamber, orchestral and choral ensembles on a weekly basis to prepare you for a professional career. We also offer Australia’s first graduate degrees in wind conducting with international wind conductor Dr John Lynch.

Conductor training at the Conservatorium continues a great tradition; the teaching staff has included conductors Henri Verbrugghen, Sir Eugene Goossens, Sir Bernard Heinze and Joseph Post. Conductors Sir Charles Mackerras, Richard Bonynge, Simone Young, Antony Walker, Henryk Pisarek and Paul Dyer are among our distinguished alumni.

2017 Wind Symphony Program

Study Options

Postgraduate Audition Requirements