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 for the course in 2021 are:

  • Niolás Pasquet: Professor of Orchestral Conducting, University of Music Franz Liszt, Weimar, Germany.
  • Peter Szilvay: Associate Professor of Conducting, University of Stavanger
  • Bjarte Engeset: Head of Conducting, University of Stavanger
  • Maria Badstue: Main conducting course
  • Trond Husebø: Main conducting course
  • Jukka Iisakkila: Associate Professor of Conducting, University of Stavanger
  • Mark Heron: Professor of Conducting, Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester, UK
  • Bjørn Sagstad: Professor of Wind Band Conducting, Hochschule für Musik, Basel, Switzerland
  • Birgitte Grong: music adviser Norwegian Band Federation
  • Bjørn Breistein

The Conductor’s Week is a result of a collaboration between the Norwegian Band Federation and the University of Stavanger’s Faculty of Performing Arts.
The Faculty of performing arts offers Norway’s only bachelor’s and master’s degrees in band conducting.

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Application opens February 1 and closes May 1.

If you have any questions, please contact