The Conductor’s Week (in Norwegian «Dirigentuka») is Norway’s largest and most popular conducting course. We host over 100 participants and a teaching staff of 15-20 acclaimed conductors and educators. The course is available to international participants.

Teachers 2018:

  • Morten Wensberg, associate professor and head of conducting University of Stavanger
  • Mark Heron, tutor of conducting Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester
  • Peter Ettrup Larsen, former associate professor of conducting Sibelius Academy, Helsinki
  • Bjørn Sagstad, music director Prinsens Musikkorps, Denmark
  • Bjarte Engeset, music director Royal Norwegian Navy Band
  • Harald Eikaas, head of music Norwegian Band Federation, former conducting teacher at Grieg Academy, Bergen
  • Birgitte Grong, music adviser Norwegian Band Federation
  • Rune Hannisdal, orchestral pedagogue Bergen Philharmonic
  • Mark Stringer, Professor of Orchestral Conducting at the University of Music and Performing Art,  Vienna.
  • Halldis Rønning

The Conductor’s Week is a result of a collaboration between the Norwegian Band Federation and the University of Stavanger’s Department of music and dance.
The Department of music and dance of Stavanger University offers Norway’s only bachelor’s and master’s degrees in band conducting.

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Application deadline is May 1st.

If you have questions, please contact 

All the applicants have to send CV and video of themselves conducting to