Dig deep into symphonic music with intimate masterclasses with guest artists and our own musicians throughout the season.

Dinuk Wijeratne, conductor
Saturday, December 15, 2018 • 2 pm
First Baptist Church (side entrance), 1300 Oxford St.

FREE and open to the public – a three-hour conducting masterclass with Dinuk Wijeratne and the Nova Scotia Youth Orchestra, featuring participants Claire Ahern and Jared Mosher. The NSYO is happy to make this educational opportunity available for public viewing. In this session, Dinuk will discuss and deconstruct various aspects of conducting technique and musical gesture, with a view to deepening our understanding of the relationship between conductor and orchestra.

Seating is very limited, so please contact D’Arcy Gray at to reserve your spot.

Elina Vähälä, violin*
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 • 5 pm
Dalhousie Arts Centre, Room 406

Kinan Azmeh, clarinet*
Saturday, March 23, 2019 • 10:30 am – 12 noon
Dalhousie Arts Centre, Room 406

To learn more about our masterclasses, please contact D’Arcy Gray at

*These masterclasses are presented in partnership with the Dalhousie Fountain School of Performing Arts. For more information, and for a complete schedule of their offerings, please visit their website here.