The Pierre Monteux School provides training and practical experience to enable conductors to competently handle any conducting situation, to help instrumentalists meet the many demands of orchestral playing, and offers an unrivaled opportunity to learn a large and varied repertoire over the course of its six-week program. The school’s reputation attracts musicians from across the country and around the world. During its history, the school has trained thousands of conductors and instrumentalists. Among the school’s alumni are conductors Thomas Baldner, Anshel Brusilow, Michael Charry, Mei-ann Chen, John Covelli, Marc David, Leon Fleisher, Neal Gittleman, Adrian Gnam, David Hayes, Sara Jobin, Erich Kunzel, Anthony LaGruth, Michael Luxner, Lorin Maazel, Sir Neville Marriner, Ludovic Morlot, Sean Newhouse, Xavier Rist, John Morris Russell, Jonathan Sternberg, Werner Torkanowsky, Jean-Philippe Tremblay, Hugh Wolff, Barbara Yahr, Christopher Zimmerman, David Zinman, and numerous musicians in orchestras and other music ensembles throughout the world.
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