2020 Conductors Guild International Conference

Montréal, Quebec, CANADA

Preliminary Schedule

This year's Conductors Guild International Conference sessions will be held at the 
Conservatoire de musique de Montréal
4750 Henri-Julien Avenue
Montréal (Métro Mont-Royal) unless otherwise indicated


Activities will begin the night before Conference sessions begin - 
Tuesday, February 4 with a Beer-Tasting/Social Event!
at Station Hopfenstark  Microbrewery (Ho.St),       
1494 Ontario St. E, Montréal.
Plan to arrive early to conference and join your colleagues for food and drinks!

Conference Sessions will begin Wednesday, February 5, through Friday, February 7, 2020


Breakfast Gathering

Conference Luncheon with Keynote Speaker - 
Yannick Nézet-Séguin

Cocktails and Buffet


Orchestras in Their Communities:  Expectations and Requirements - Katherine Carleton - Orchestras Canada

Intonation is in the wind..... - Alain Cazes - Orchestre Métropolitain

Canadian Composers Contemporary Music Session - Presenters: Claire Marchand,
Louis-Noël Fontaine, and 
Maxime Goulet 

Canadian Composers to include Louis Babin, Stacey Brown, Éric Champagne, 
Maxime Goulet, Nicolas Gilbert, and more!

Opera Conducting Masterclass - Jacques Lacombe

Oral analysis for conductors, a logical, functional approach - Luce Beaudet, Marie-Ève Piché

Build A Roof Over Your Head - Boris Brott

Programming Session - David Robertson 

Les Petits Chanteurs du Mont-Royal, a choir school story - Gilbert Patenaude

Conducting Baroque Music - Hank Knox, McGill University

Shuffle Along, An African American Musical - Lyn Schenbeck

Contemporary music conducting roundtable - Véronique Lacroix, Lorraine Vaillancourt, Walter Boudreau

Conductors and the Administration: Create the Magic - Jean R. Dupré - Orchestre Métropolitain
Christopher Deacon - National Arts Center  Dennis Alves - Boston Pops

Retrospective:  Wilfrid Pelletier - Marc-André Bougie

Ballet: The Studio Rehearsal - David Briskin - National Ballet of Canada

Conductors Guild Mentoring Sessions available throughout the conference!

Visit the Canadian Music Centre

and MORE!

(Schedule subject to change without notice)

Air Canada Flight Discounts

Alt Hotel and DoubleTree by Hilton

(Discounts available when you register).

Questions?  Contact the Conductors Guild:  [email protected]