The International Conductors Guild (ICG) is pleased to announce its next International Conference in the beautiful and music-filled city of Valencia, Spain. The conference will take place beginning with a networking social evening on Tuesday, January 10, and full conference sessions on Wednesday, January 11 - 13, 2023 on the campus of the Berklee College of Music - Valencia

The ICG will partner with the staff and faculty of the Berklee College of Music - Valenciaand the more than 100 members of the Asociación Española De Directores De Orquesta (AESDO),an organization similar in scope to that of the ICG, and located in Valencia.

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 - Conference registration will open soon and Delta Air Lines discounts and hotel discounts will be made available for early registrants.  We will also be looking into discounted shipping for our vendors and exhibitors.
 - The Conference program will include a beautiful Conductor Retrospective on the life and work of the leading Spanish conductor of the 20th Century, Maestro Jesus López-Cobos, conductor masterclass on conducting recitatives and arias with local musicians and artists, selected presentations from a Call for Conference Presentation Proposals including presentation of papers, sharing of new works previously performed by attending conductors, conversations with agents and artistic representatives, and much more.
 - Delegates to the conference will attend an open rehearsal and concert of the Orquesta de Valencia with Maestro Alexander Liebreich at the Palau de la Música. Liebreich is also Chief Conductor and Artistic Director of the Prague Radio Symphony Orchestra.
 - Read more about Valencia:  http://www.valencia-cityguide.com/tourist-attractions/the-city-of-arts-and-sciences.html
Stay tuned for more information and be in touch with the International Conductors Guild for more information.