New York Conducting Institute (NYCI) is pleased to present the International Women’s Conducting Workshop with Maestro Janna Hymes, January 6-12th, 2018. Up to sixteen conductors will be selected as full participants, and up to ten auditors will be invited as observers … All Participants and auditors will be attending a New York Philharmonic Concert, a rehearsal and a Q & A session with Susanna Mälkki.

Auditor applications still accepted at the following link.


All sessions are held in midtown in Manhattan, New York City.

These sessions will take place at:
The National Opera Center (Opera America)
330 Seventh Avenue, 7th floor, New York, NY 10001
The DiMenna Center for Classical Music
450 W 37th St, New York, NY 10018

Saturday, January 6th, 2018
10:30-11:30am    Meet and Greet
12:00-2:00pm        Analysis Class #1
3:00-6:00pm        Sextet Session #1

Sunday, January 7th, 2018
10:30am-12:30pm    Analysis Class #2
2:00-5:00pm        Sextet Session #2
6:00-8:00pm        Getting the Gig (Part 1): Auditions, Interviews, and Résumés

Monday, January 8th, 2018
10:30am-1:30pm    Session #1 on Copland’s Appalachian Spring
3:00-6:00pm        Session #2 on Copland’s Appalachian Spring
7:00-9:00pm        Getting the Gig (Part 2): Managers and Publicists

Tuesday, January 9th, 2018
12:30-2:30pm        Speed Networking Lunch
6:30-9:30pm        Orchestra Session #1

Wednesday, January 10th, 2018
10:30am-12:00pm (tentative)    Video Review
1:30-3:30pm        Attending New York Philharmonic Rehearsal
3:30-4:20pm        Q & A Session with Susanna Mälkki
6:30-9:30pm        Orchestra Session #2

Thursday, January 11th, 2018
10:30am-1:30pm    Video Review
3:00-6:00pm        Orchestra Session #3
7:30-10:00pm        Attending New York Philharmonic Concert

Friday, January 12th, 2018
10:30am-1:30pm    Orchestra Session #4
1:30-3:30pm        Conductors’ Lunch and Final Meeting