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Japanese German Philharmonic Society

Conducting Masterclass 2020


with Audition for free participation of Masterclass in Vienna 


May 2nd to May 6th 2020 Saitama Arts Theatre

The Masterclass is open for conducting students, young professional conductors and advanced amateur conductors.

​Prupose of the Master Class:

The Conducting Master Class 2020 of Japanese German Philharmonic Society will be held in Saitama Arts Theatre, Northern Tokyo from May 2nd to May 6th 2020. Lessons will be held with Piano (4 Hands or 2 Pianos), Ensemble and Orchestra.

The Master Class offers young conductors the opportunity to work with experienced faculty and with professional chamber orchestra. The Master Class is open for each conductor of orchestra, brass band and chorus (no age limit).

It's also open for whom want to begin to study conducting. There are many essential instructions for orchestra conducting by experienced faculty.


The purpose of the Masterclass is to promote individual musical excellence and to develop and support conducting skills and talent. The participants will have the opportunities to rehearse the most important repertory not only currently asked for in major conducting competitions and entrance examinations of major music universities in the world, but also audition for symphony orchestra and opera houses.



May 2nd - May 6th 2020 (Application deadline:  March 31st 2020)


Prof. Simeon Pironkoff (Austria, Professor of Conducting at the State University for Music and performing Arts in Vienna
Language: German, Italian, French, English, Bulgarian 

Naoki Sugiyama (Japan) Language: Japanese, English, German


The Symphonic Academy Orchestra of Japanese German Philharmonic Society


Beethoven Overture Leonore No. 3

Beethoven Symphony No.9 d-Minor

Sibelius Symphony No.7

Kodaly Dance from Galanta

Sarasate "Zigeunerweisen"

C. Frank Symphonic Variations

R. Strauss Burleste

Puccini "La Boheme"

R. Strauss "Salome"



1200 Euro for Adult (25+) 650 Euro for Youth (18-25) 400 Euro for Junior (below 18)

Deadline for application for foreign participants:

March 31 (the payment of fees should be completed until 2nd April 2020)

The Bank Account and the amount will be announced after application.

Applicants are requested to send, full name, nationality, age, short description of education about music (school, instruments, experience of conducting, teacher etc.). Use following form.

Simeon Pironkoff
Recommendation for masterclass

Matija Fortuna, Mag. Art

Assistant conducting teacher at Zagreb Music Academy

Guest conductor in Croatian national theatre in Rijeka

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