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ECE Conducting Course
20 – 28 July 2019
A course for advanced and intermediate conducting students.

Gain generous ‘podium’ time, performance experience and tuition from Paul Spicer and other acclaimed tutors.

ECE Conducting Students – Application
20 – 28 July 2019

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1: General information
Your name:
State / Region / Province
Please tell us about your vocal range, being as detailed as possible; in particular, if you regularly sing one part but are comfortable singing another, please indicate this.
Voice details:
Scholars will carpool between accommodation in Hereford and Abbey Dore. Please indicate if you have a driver’s license, are willing to help with driving, and/or have a vehicle available during the course.
Special food requirements:
2: Further information
Please answer these questions as completely as possible.
Please tell us about your background and education as a musician (max. 200 words):
Please tell us about your conducting experience (max. 200 words):
Please provide a link to a YouTube video of 5 to 7 minutes’ length, which shows both your conducting ability and some singing. We must be able to see you in the video, and must hear you sing at least a phrase of music.
YouTube link:
What issues would you particularly like to address if you are accepted onto this year’s ECE course? What are your goals and priorities? (max. 100 words):
If you would like to be considered for financial aid, please provide a short statement (max. 150 words) discussing how this support would benefit you:
Advanced conductor: Please tick in the box if you would like to be considered for the Advanced Conductor role, leading pieces in rehearsal with the main ECE choir. Advanced Conductors automatically receive a £50 additional scholarship:
Organ scholar: Would you be interested in playing the organ for the final Eucharist service in the Abbey? (The organist will automatically receive a £50 additional scholarship.) If so, please tell us briefly about your background as an organist (max. 150 words). Please note, we may ask for additional recordings of your playing
Please tell us how you chose this course:
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