Junior Fellowship in Conducting

Salary Grade: Yearly stipend, currently £10,500
Closing date: 17 November 2017
Interview date: 22-24 January 2018

Widely regarded as the UK’s finest programme for conductors, the benefits for the successful candidate include:

  • Working with Sir Mark Elder, Clark Rundell and guest conductors
  • Significant practical experience conducting the RNCM’s Symphony, Chamber, Opera and Concert orchestras and other ensembles
  • Opportunities, subject to agreement, for engagements with the BBC Philharmonic, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic and Manchester Camerata orchestras
  • A yearly stipend, which is currently UK £10,500
  • Opportunities to assist conductors at the BBC Philharmonic, Hallé and Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestras
  • Masterclasses and tuition from guest conductors, who have included Cristian Mandeal, Juanjo Mena, Gianandrea Noseda, Vasily Petrenko, André de Ridder, Stanislaw Skrowaczewski, Jac van Steen and Yan Pascal Tortelier
  • Junior Fellows in Conducting will receive the RNCM’s Postgraduate Diploma (International Artist) upon successful completion of their Fellowship

This is a two-year appointment from September 2018.

The successful candidate is likely to be a graduate with professional experience, of any nationality.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 17 November 2017.

Auditions (by invitation only) will be held in Manchester from 22 – 24 January 2018.

To apply please visit: www.rncm.ac.uk/junior-fellowship-conducting


For further information, please contact:

Esther Wakeman

Conducting Administrator

Royal Northern College of Music

124 Oxford Road


M13 9RD

T +44 (0)161 907 5334
F +44 (0)161 273 7611
E esther.wakeman@rncm.ac.uk