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.


From our Blog

  • Notes from Tanglewood: Ruth Reinhardt!

    Ruth Reinhardt, August 2015 This summer I spent eight weeks at the Tanglewood Music Center as one of two Conducting Fellows, my colleague being Marzena Diakun (a Taki Concordia Conducting Fellow, too) who’s friendship and companionship made the time so … Continue reading

  • Ears are not enough. Use your heart!

    Let’s take Mozart: how many different ways are there of expressing and playing his music? I guess as many as there are people, and probably most ways are valid. Each one of us feels a composer in a slightly different … Continue reading

  • Valentina: Starting a New Journey

    There are a few times in your life when you make a wish. I remember very clearly the moment when I wrote down on a tiny piece of paper:  I wish I could keep learning from Marin Alsop.  I wish … Continue reading