Targu Mures Philharmonic, Romania
6 July - 12 July, 2014
Master Teacher, Dumitru Goia


Targu Mures Philharmonic and Conducting Teacher Dumitru Goia offer an intensive week-long course in orchestral conducting. Limited to 10 active participants, the master class guarantees each participant 90 minutes of full orchestra (62 members) podium exposure, including public performance, in addition to 2 hours of conducting practicum with pianists, and extensive score study.


The medieval city of Targu Mures is situated in north-central Romania, one hundred kilometers east of the Transylvanian capital, Cluj-Napoca. Known for its rich history and diverse populations of Hungarians and Romanians, the city displays its cultural heritage in its Habsburg-style architecture and thriving artistic life, including the home of the Targu Mures Philharmonic, the Palace of Culture. Targu Mures' airport is 14 km from city center, and is served by direct flights with Wizzair, TAROM, and Ryanair. 


Shostakovich, Symphony No. 5
Weber, Konzertstück in F minor for piano and orchestra
Grieg, music from Peer Gynt

Participants have the opportunity to rehearse any part of the program. Maestro Goia will make final assignments for the performance.


5 July -- Arrival in Targu Mures, Romania
6 July to 8 July -- Piano Sessions and Score Study
9 July to 11 July -- Daily Orchestra Sessions
12 July -- Dress Rehearsal and Evening Concert
13 July -- Departure from Targu Mures


Active Participant Tuition and Application Fee -- $1750.00 USD
Passive Participant Tuition -- 100 Euro, due upon arrival.

A deposit of $300.00 USD is due by 16 May, 2014. Deposits will be refunded only if the withdrawing participant's place is filled by another participant.

Payment may be made through the web via our online payment page; check or money order (US only); or by wire transfer. Contact us for information on wiring funds.


Accommodations will be the responsibility of the participant. Upon acceptance, the participant will be notified of housing options. Targu Mures Philharmonic can arrange lodgings at the Hotel Grand, located next door to the concert venue, at a reduced rate.


This master class is open to all conductors regardless of age. Applicants of varying levels of training and experience will be considered. A maximum of 10 applicants will be selected to participate. 


1.  Complete application. Applications will be accepted until 2 May, 2014

2.  Applicants will be notified of acceptance by 9 May, 2014

3.  Deposit of $300.00 USD must be paid by 16 May, 2014

4.  Final payment must be made by 31 May, 2014.

For questions or further information regarding the master class, please contact us.
Targu Mures Philharmonic

Application 2014


Applications Considered Until
2 May, 2014

Deposits for Accepted Applicants Due
  16 May, 2014

Final Payments Due
 31 May, 2014

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