Project Inclusion Conducting Freeman Fellowship
Project Inclusion Conducting Freeman FellowshipImplemented in 2013, the Project Inclusion Conducting Freeman Fellowship fosters the development of 4-6 conductors of diverse backgrounds who are on the verge of professional careers. The conducting fellows have the opportunity to work closely with CS Music Director Mei-Ann Chen and other experienced conductors, and industry professionals.
FREEMAN FELLOWSHIP INCLUDES:
- Intensive and extensive training, mentoring and conducting activities over a ten-month period.
- Coaching of on and off-the-podium topics to develop the 21st century conductor.
- Development of basic orchestra management skills, including but not limited to marketing, programming, fundraising and finance.
- Opportunities to conduct live ensembles through partnerships with leading Chicago classical music organizations and educational institutions.