2016: 20th Summer!
DISCOVERING THE NATURE OF CONDUCTING
An intensive program where conductors focus on the art and skills of conducting, in the quiet surroundings of the Maine woods. The place to study, rehearse, and perform great music in a supportive community of inspiring mentors and colleagues.
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News & Events
LATE APPLICATIONS WELCOME
Applications received after the March 15 deadline will be reviewed in the order received, pending space availability.
Announcing the Montblanc & Alondra de la Parra Scholarship
Conductors Retreat alumna Alondra de la Parra receives Montblanc Cultural Arts Patron Award and creates new scholarship for Mexican Conductors.