7th Annual Undergraduate Conducting Competition


  • A conducting competition for current PA undergraduate students
  • Participants will conduct two works
  • Participants will be scored by three judges utilizing a common rubric


First Place: $200

Second Place: $100


  • Enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student as of October 30th, 2017 at a Pennsylvania College or University
  • An ACDA member as of October 30th, 2017
  • Nominated by your conducting professor who must be a current ACDA member
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  • Application deadline: Friday, September 29, 2017
  • Notification: Friday, October 6, 2017 Assigned repertoire will be provided with notification of acceptance


November 10, 2017

1:30pm-3:00pm: Competition

3:00pm-4:30: Masterclass for each participant

7:30pm: Announcement of first and second place recipients at evening concert

Registration Opening August 15, 2017!!