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42 years of experience!

Conductor's Institute of South Carolina

The world-renowned Conductor's Institute of South Carolina has been on the “must-do” list for young aspiring and experienced conductors alike. Students of the institute receive a no-nonsense tutorial from conductors and composers who have vast experience in the commercial, academic, and professional worlds of music.

Since the 40th year of the Institute, we are giving two public concerts with the Fellow and Associate conductors directing the Aiken Symphony Orchestra. 

Three work-study scholarships are available for Fellows and Associates- 

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2021 Program Dates


July 27- August 8, 2021, Etheredge Center, USC Aiken, SC



July 30- August 8, 2021, Etheredge Center, USC Aiken, SC

America’s Premier Conductors' Institute

Celebrating 42 years!


Podium Time Every Day—Guaranteed

Professional Conducting Teaching Faculty

Two public concerts for Fellows and Associates

Published and Commissioned Composers

Classical and Contemporary Repertory

Evening Lecture Series

Personal Technical Consultation