Conducting Symposium

2019 Wind Conducting Symposium – July 2-5

With Dr. Wendy McCallum from Brandon University and UofT’s Gillian MacKay and Jeffrey Reynolds.

This is a four-day intensive session designed for teachers and conductors at all levels.

We will explore the Art of Conducting and the Art of Teaching, working to help everyone improve their skills and understanding in a positive learning environment.

Topics of Discussion

  • Repertoire
  • Score Study
  • Rehearsal Technique
  • Leadership
  • Classroom Problem Solving
  • Movement and Gesture
  • Band Pedagogy

Daily Schedule
Mornings:  lectures, presentations, discussions
Afternoons:  live conducting with ensemble consisting of UofT ensemble members and participants

Come recharge your batteries with us this summer.

Wind Conducting Symposium Brochure 2019

The Symposium is now full for active participants.  There is still plenty of space for auditors.  Gillian is maintaining a waitlist for active participant spots – if you would like to be added to the waitlist please contact her directly at 

Online Registration:
Registration deadline: June 7, 2019

For more information please contact Gillian MacKay.


Choral Conducting Symposium

Will not be offered in 2019