The mission of the Taki Concordia Conducting Fellowship is to promote, present, and encourage talented women conductors at the beginning of their professional careers.

Marin AlsopFounded by Marin Alsop in 2002, the Taki Concordia Conducting Fellowship (TCCF) is a unique opportunity for young women conductors to immerse themselves in the art and business of performing classical music under the leadership of Marin Alsop, the first female music director of a major American orchestra.

The TCCF Advisory Board is comprised of composers, business leaders and several other international conductors, including Maestros Bernard Haitink, Michael Tilson Thomas, Leonard Slatkin and others, who have recently joined Marin in their support of nurturing young talent.


  • Spring Update

    We have some great news from our Fellows past and present! Taki Concordia Associate Conducting Fellow, Ruth Reinhardt, has been appointed Assistant Conductor of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, taking over for 2013 Fellow Karina Canellakis.   Karina was recently awarded the 2016 … Continue reading

  • Lidiya Yankovskaya Chosen for Elite Dallas Opera Program

    DALLAS, JUNE 5, 2015 – The Dallas Opera is proud to announce the names of the six distinguished professionals selected to participate in the inaugural session of the Institute for Women Conductors at The Dallas Opera: Jennifer Condon (Australia/Germany, Jessica Gethin (Australia), Natalie … Continue reading

  • Marin Alsop and Taki Concordia announce 2015-17 Conducting Fellows

    Marin Alsop and the Taki Concordia Conducting Fellowship are very happy to announce Valentina Peleggi as the 2015-17 Taki Concordia Conducting Fellow. In response to the high number of outstanding candidates, the Fellowship has expanded to also include two Associate … Continue reading

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