January 2017 International Conductors Workshop and Competition: Maestro Adrian Gnam

The 14th annual ICWC in cooperation with the Gwinnett Symphony Chamber Orchestra and Mercer University Townsend School of Music is scheduled for Jan. 13 to 16, 2017 in Atlanta, Georgia. This popular, intensive, well attended and well respected workshop and competition is open to conductors at all levels of experience, and is based on the techniques of Ferrara, Monteux, Musin, and Szell. Faculty includes Adrian Gnam, Director; with Associate Directors, Dr. Gregory Pritchard and Robert Gutter.

Each participant will conduct the professional ICWC Orchestra for up to 70 minutes throughout the workshop and on a public performance on Monday, Jan. 16, 2017. A major benefit will include the selection at the end of the workshop of up to three participants to conduct on a concert of one of three orchestras during a current or future season, depending on the orchestra and the winner’s availability. Past participants have recently gained positions with the Cincinnati, Ft. Worth, Detroit, New Jersey, Portland (ME), St. Louis, Oregon and Minnesota Orchestras.

Participant fees have been reduced to $1550.00 which includes a professionally recorded video of each participant’s orchestral sessions. Applications will be accepted until the workshop is filled, however those submitted by Nov. 11, 2016 will receive priority. Upon notification of acceptance, a $500 deposit must be made with the balance due by Dec. 3, 2016. Auditor fees are $450.00. No refunds will be made after Dec. 3, 2016. Submit: A completed application, resume and video link on-line; and a non-refundable $50.00 application fee made payable and mailed to
ICWC LLC, Maestro Gnam. 
580 N. Rivoli Farms Dr.,
Macon, GA 31210


  Maestro Adrian Gnam                        

For more more information regarding the January 2017 International Conductors Workshop
and Competition, please contact Maestro Adrian Gnam at adriangnam@aol.com 

Congratulations to Kira Omelchenko, Chelsea Tipton, and Pierre-Alain Chevalier on winning the July 2016 International Conductors Workshop and Competition!