Welcome to TCCF

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.


  • Application Deadline: Midnight (CST), Tomorrow, January 15!

    At midnight (24:00 hrs) tomorrow, January 15th, we will no long be able to receive your online applications.  We truly look forward to reviewing your applications carefully.  Thanks to each of you for your interest in the Taki Concordia Conducting … Continue reading

  • Application Deadline Nears

    As we embark up the New Year, I wish to remind potential applicants to our 2015-17 Taki Concordia Conducting Fellowship that the deadline for the application submission, January 15, grows near.  Please bear this in mind as you work to … Continue reading

  • Rei Hotoda Appointed Utah Symphony Associate Conductor

    We are delighted to share the great news that 2006 Taki Concordia Conducting Fellowship alumna, Rei Hotoda, has just been appointed Associate Conductor of the Utah Symphony/Utah Opera.  This tenure begins in September 2015.  Brava, Rei!  Here is the press … Continue reading

From our Blog

  • Karina’s Dallas WFAA TV Interview

    Karina has been enjoying her time in Dallas, TX, where she is assistant conductor of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra.  Here’s a recent interview broadcast on Dallas’ WFAA TV.

  • Marin Alsop: TCCF Applicants’ FAQ!

    We have a new vlog to help answer our 2015-2017 TCCF applicants’ frequently asked questions!  Thanks to past Fellow Alexandra Arrieche for putting this together for us!  If you have futher questions, please don’t hesitate to email me at kati@takiconcordia.org.

  • Karina, on her Tanglewood Fellowship Experience!

    I have just completed 8 weeks as a conducting fellow at Tanglewood. To describe this experience in words is virtually impossible, as it encompassed so many different and memorable musical experiences.  It is a truly incredible place where the most … Continue reading