The Diemecke Workshop & Master Class for Select Conductors 2023

Enrique Diemecke


Music Director Flint Symphony Orchestra. MI

Enrique Diemecke has enjoyed an international recording, operatic, and concert career for more than 40 years. He brings an electrifying balance of passion, intellect and technique to his performances. Warmth, pulse, and spontaneity are all hallmarks of his conducting – conducting that has earned him an international reputation for performances that are riveting in their sweep and dynamism. In the words of The New York Times, “Diemecke is a conductor of fierceness and authority.” A noted interpreter of the works of Mahler, Maestro Diemecke was awarded the Mahler Society medal for his performances of the composer’s complete symphonies.

Maestro Diemecke is a frequent guest of orchestras throughout the world, most notably the National Symphony Orchestra in Washington, San Francisco Symphony Orchestra, French National Orchestra, BBC Symphony, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, L’Orchestre de Paris, Residentie Orkest in The Hague, Los Angeles Philharmonic, the Warsaw Philharmonic, the Residentie Orkest in The Hague, the Queensland Symphony Orchestra in Brisbane, the Russian National Orchestra, the Puerto Rico Symphony, Simón Bolivar Orchestra in Caracas, l’Orchestre National de Lorraine, the National Orchestra of Montpellier, the Valladolid Symphony, the ORCAM Madrid, L’Orchestre de Isle de France, and the symphony orchestras of Baltimore, Houston, Minnesota, and Auckland. A frequent guest of international festivals such as the Lincoln Center Summer Festival, the Hollywood Bowl Festival, Wolf Trap, Autumno Musicale a Como (Italy), Europalia, World Fair Expo Sevilla, Festival International Radio France, and the World Orchestra Festival in Moscow where he led the Bogotá Philharmonic.

The Flint Institute of Music presents:

The Diemecke Workshop & Master Class for Select Conductors

June 26 – July 4, 2023

Maestro Enrique Diemecke, Music Director of the Grammy Award-nominated Flint Symphony Orchestra, will select 8 young conductors for an intensive program focusing on repertoire of the 19th century. The nine day session will include score analysis, study sessions with 2 pianos, and 2 rehearsals and a public concert with the Flint Symphony Orchestra. Maestro Diemecke will lead all sessions. Each conductor will lead the orchestra in a 19th century work on the annual 4th of July concert.

-85 Minutes of Podium Time with the FSO for each Conductor

-Video Recording of Rehearsals and Concert Provided

-10 Nights at Hilton Gardens Hotel with Breakfast is Included

-Scholarships Available

-10 Spaces Available for Auditors

Application Deadline:
March 31, 2023

June 25, 2023

June 26 – July 4, 2023

July 4th


-Tuition, including hotel and breakfast for Fully Participating Conductors:  $5,675
-Tuition, including hotel and breakfast for Auditors:  $1,950.
-Tuition Payment Schedule: 50% of Tuition due by April 30, 2023 Balance due no later than June 15, 2023.

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Biografía con música de Mahler, by José Angel Leyva

Includes Symphony No. 1,
Titan, with Blumine movement.

$400 Mexican Pesos, plus shipment


Enrique Diemecke

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