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 2020 will be:

  • Nicolas Pasquet, Professor of Conducting, Weimar
  • Peter Szilvay, tutor of conducting University of Stavanger
  • Mark Heron, tutor of conducting Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester
  • Bjarte Engeset, music director Royal Norwegian Navy Band and Head of Conducting, University of Stavanger
  • Trond Husebø
  • Halldis Rønning
  • Jukka Iisakkila, tutor of conducting University of Stavanger
  • Birgitte Grong, music adviser Norwegian Band Federation
  • Bjørn Breistein
  • Rune Hannisdal, Head of music, Norwegian Band Federation

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