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Mr Dominic Grier

MA (Cantab), PG Dip (RAM)



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 co-founder of the highly-regarded Girton Conductors' Course, based at the University of Cambridge, in 2021, and Director of the George Hurst Foundation. He currently also has a number of private students in London, West Sussex, and surrounding areas.

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.

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Girton Conducting Course
August 12th - 17th 2024

A residential course with tutors from the Royal Academy of Music and London Conducting Academy, in the historic setting of Girton College, Cambridge

Tutors: Dominic Grier, Denise Ham, Cathal Garvey and Leif Tse

with John Longstaff (principal accompanist and score study)

Assistant accompanists: TBC


                               Beethoven    Symphony No. 1 in C major

                               Tchaikovsky   Symphony No. 5 in E minor

                               Brahms          Violin Concerto                                                  

                               Stravinsky      Dumbarton Oaks

                               Holst              St. Paul's Suite for Strings


Conducting Masterclass
Dominic Grier

Sunday 18th February 2024

10:30am - 5:30pm




The Royal Academy of Music (Forsyth Room), Marylebone Road, London, NW1 5HT


BRAHMS: Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 73

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