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Friday, 24 February 2017

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The 7th European Conductors Competition will have the following 14 participants conducting the 1st round:

Chloe

Meyzie

France

Carlos Alberto

Ramón-Péréz

Spain

Gerk

Huisma

Netherlands

Jan

Müller

Switzerland

Marte

Rolfsen

Norway

Alexander

Webb

England

Borja

Martinez-Alegre

Spain

Maurice

Donnet-Monnay

Switzerland

Rafael

Gonzales-Garcia

Spain

Brenden

Wheeler

England

Thomas

Wolf

Germany

David

Hurpeau

France

Maxime

Pitios

France

Dieter

Boffe

Belgium

 

The contest:

Conductors native to or resident in Europe have been invited to submit their entry for the 7th European Conductor Competition. From a total of 25 entries received from all over Europe, 14 have been selected by EBBA Music Commission to take part in the competition, which will begin on Monday 24 April in De Grote Post, Ostend, Belgium.  Three finalists will be chosen by a distinguished jury to compete in the final on Thursday 27 April, when each will conduct a major work for brass band.  

Paul Hindmarsh, chairman of the EBBA Music Commission, commented: ‘The Music Commission was impressed by both the range and the overall standard of the entries and is looking forward to watching the 14 candidates at work during the competition in Ostend’

 

The ensembles:

 In the 1st round, the candidates will conduct one of the Belgian Championship Section Brass Bands, Festival Brass Band. In the 2nd round, the candidates will work with Kon. Muziekkapel van de Gidsen, one of Belgium's finest military bands. In the 3rd round, the strings of the Kamerorkest Brugge have been invited for the semi-finalists to work with.

For the final on 27 April, the three finalists will rehearse and conduct Noord-Limburgse Brassband.

 

European Conductor Competition

24 – 27 April 2017

De Grote Post, Ostend

Round 1 to 3 are open to public free of charge.

Tickets for the final can be ordered via www.ebbc2017.be

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