Mr Dominic Grier
MA (Cantab), PG Dip (RAM)
DipRAM, ARAM, FRSA
Dominic is an experienced and highly-respected teacher of conducting and considers this to be a hugely important element of his work as a musician. He has been Tutor in Conducting at the Royal Academy of Music since 2016 (having previously held the position from 2009-11) and is responsible for the undergraduate conducting provision there, in addition to directing a special second-study postgraduate course. He teaches additionally at the RAM's Junior Department where he is also conductor of the Symphony and Classical orchestras.
He is a tutor on the prestigious George Hurst Conductors' Course at Sherborne Summer School of Music in Dorset, and co-founded the highly-regarded Girton Conductors' Course, based at the University of Cambridge, in 2021. He currently also has a number of private students in London and the surrounding area.
If you are interested in studying with Dominic, please contact him here.
Dominic is also available to provide bespoke courses and masterclasses in conducting for universities, music colleges and other higher education institutions, and specialist music schools. Please enquire via the contact forms on this website for further information.
Read Dominic's profile at The Royal Academy of Music here.
Girton Conductors' Course
August 22nd - 27th 2022
A residential course with tutors from Sherborne Summer School of Music and the Royal Academy of Music, in the historic setting of Girton College Cambridge
Tutors: Dominic Grier, Denise Ham and Cathal Garvey
with John Longstaff (principal accompanist and score study)
Assistant accompanists: Sam Hanson and Anastasia Matkovskaia
Beethoven Overture to 'Fidelio'
Wagner Overture to 'Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg' Mozart Symphony No. 36 in C ('Linz')
Elgar Enigma Variations
Click here for more information and to apply
The George Hurst Conductors' Course
Sherborne Summer School of Music
August 6th - 13th 2023
Course Director — Rodolfo Saglimbeni
Denise Ham and Dominic Grier (TBC)
assisted by John Longstaff
Brahms Tragic Overture
Mozart Symphony No. 41 in C ('Juptier')
Stravinsky Suite from 'The Firebird' (1919 version)
Tchaikovsky Suite from 'The Nutcracker' Op. 71a