2022 Conducting Associates

Available to students currently enrolled in an undergraduate program with plans to become a music educator in some capacity.  Conducting Associates are expected to have completed their institute's conducting technique classes and are encouraged to have taken already completed any required coursework in choral methods. 


Tucson, AZ


Summer 2022 dates to be announced

Cost to enroll:

Prices are subject to change.  The rate is currently $850.00 for 3 week program. This includes eight rehearsals with full choir, concert performance, over 120 minutes of podium time per conductor, five private lessons, three guest masterclasses, seminars in rehearsal techniques, score study, voice pedagogy, diction, breathing, Dalcroze, Laban, community engagement and community awareness. 

Available Space:

Six undergraduate conductors will be accepted


Applicants are NOT expected to have lengthy experience conducting ensembles, or to have a refined gesture. Applicants will instead be judged based on their demeanor, professionalism, and their future goals. We seek to assist those interested in becoming active music educators and priority will be given to those interested in engaging and enhancing their future communities through music.  


Applications will be accepted starting in February, 2021.  An application link will be available on this page during that time.

To see our past interviews on Local TV, KGUN9 with program details and video clips




Please see our alumni page for more information about some of our previous Associates.