Advanced Choral Conducting – Mendelssohn’s Elijah and Howells’ Requiem
NOTE: As of 4/20/17, this class is FULL. Applications are no longer being accepted; please contact the Summer@Eastman Office if you would like to be put on the wait list for a conducting spot or to register as an auditor (auditors pay a reduced fee to attend as observers but do not get any conducting time). Space is still available in Choral Artistry: Conducting, Vocal Pedagogy, Musicianship.
July 17-21, 2017 / Monday–Friday, 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Room: EEW 415
In-depth analysis and rehearsal of Mendelssohn’s Elijah and Howells’ Requiem. We will also explore recent research on issues of choral and instrumental performance practice in the Romantic era. Participants conduct Voices, the professional chorus in residence at the Institute.
Enrollment limited to 14 conductors.
Professional Development Hours: 30
$3,100 / 2 credits CRN 18632
$740 / noncredit CRN 18336
Voices Concert: Sunday, July 16 at 3:00 p.m. in Hatch Recital Hall
Summer Sing: Thursday, July 20 p.m. in Kilbourn Hall (institute participants will conduct)
Planning your arrival and departure:
First scheduled activity: Special session with Craig Hella Johnson, Sunday, July 16 at 7:30 p.m.
Last scheduled activity: Class ends Friday, July 21 at 4:00 p.m.
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