Presented by the University of Sydney and the Oxford Conducting Institute


Sydney Conservatorium of Music, 2-4 August 2019


Registration is open! (Closes 15 July).


Information about the conference, the conference programme and registration links are all available on the conference website:


This year’s conference features a breadth of approaches to instrumental and choral conducting research. Papers include interdisciplinary perspectives on gesture and conducting pedagogy, technology in research and practice, historical perspectives and research on the profession both in the rehearsal classroom and on the professional stage.


Keynote speakers:

Karen Grylls (Head of Conducting at the University of Auckland, New Zealand)

David Robertson (Chief Conductor of the Sydney Symphony Orchestra)

Neal Peres da Costa (Head of Historical Performance at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music)


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Organising Committee:

Organizing committee: John Traill (University of Oxford), Cayenna Ponchione-Bailey (University of Oxford), Neil McEwan (University of Sydney), Aleta King (Avondale Conservatorium), Tzelaw Chan (Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music, National University of Singapore), and Stephen Mould (University of Sydney).  




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