Des Moines Civic Center
221 Walnut Street
Join us for a daylong event designed for Conductors and featuring world-renowned Conductor Christopher Seaman, Conductor Laureate for Life of the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, former Principal Conductor of the BBC Scottish Symphony and former Music Director of the Naples Philharmonic Orchestra.
This event is presented in conjunction with Mr. Seaman’s appearance as Guest Conductor with the Des Moines Symphony.
Maestro Class Schedule of Events:
- Observe Mr. Seaman in a rehearsal setting by attending his morning dress rehearsal with the Des Moines Symphony.
- Share in a thought provoking afternoon conversation led by Mr. Seaman with lively discussion topics to include the roles of being a Music Director and a Guest Conductor and the repertoire for his concert with the Des Moines Symphony.
- Finish your day by attending the Des Moines Symphony’s Stravinsky’s Petrouchka Masterworks Concert. All registered participants will receive a complimentary ticket to attend the Des Moines’s Saturday evening performance.
This event is free to attend but registration is required.
Mr. Seaman’s performances are made possible by the generous sponsorship of Nixon Lauridsen and Virginia Croskery Lauridsen. Our Maestro Classes are presented as part of the Symphony Academy’s Cowles Collaborative Artist Program with funding from the Gardner & Florence Call Cowles Foundation.