Lund International Conducting Academy (LICA) is a master class aimed at students at a Masters level in conducting, and at professional conductors wishing to improve their conducting skills. The master class is given every year as an independent 8 credits course, and takes place at Odeum, Lund University. Instruction will include conducting gesture, interpretation, and practice with professional ensembles, and is concluded with a public concert. The academy is given in cooperation between Odeum and Malmö Academy of Music, both representing Lund University.
In October 2014 the fourth edition of LICA will take place, in connection with Lund Choral Festival. There will be more information on this webpage later on.
Academic qualifications of participants
Course acceptance requires studies at a higher music academic level, a music exam at a bachelor level in conducting, or work as a professional conductor.
All students applying for LICA 2014 have to register on the Swedish national registration website www.antagning.se
Students also have to send the following application materials to Odeum, Lund University:
The content of Lund International Conducting Academy includes conducting technique, rehearsal methods, score analysis, practice and concert with professional choir and orchestra, discussions on interpretation.
Number of participants
LICA 2014 will accept 5-6 active students.
It is possible to take part as an observing (passive) participant in Lund International Conducting Academy.
The instructors of the master class are the examiners of Lund International Conducting Academy. Examination is on a continuous basis. All participants will receive at certificate for taking part in the master class. The grades Failed or Passed will be given. Participants who pass Lund International Conducting Academy may be able to include the course in their academic degree. Level: Undergraduate. The course is valid for 8 ECTS credits.
Lund International Conducting Academy offers a scholarship of 30.000 SEK for non-European students. If you are applying for this scholarship please tick the appropriate box on the application form. LICA will contact you later on concerning your application.
The master class will take place at Odeum, Lund University, in the town of Lund in southern Sweden.
Participants in Lund International Conducting Academy are responsible for bringing their own scores required for the course.
Accommodation and meals
Participants are responsible for their own accommodation and meals during the course. For information about hotels in Lund, please check:
For more information, please contact the coordinator of Lund International Conducting Academy, Cecilia Martin-Löf, at Cecilia.Martin-Lof@odeum.lu.se or tel. +46-46-70-227 91 67.
Last modified 17 Apr 2013