Choral Artistry: Conducting, Vocal Pedagogy, Musicianship

First year DMA Orchestral conducting student Garrett Wellenstein. // Ann Howard Jones, Professor Emerita of Music at Boston University leads Advanced Choral Conducting – Brahms Institute in the rehearsal hall of ESM's East Wing. // Summer classes at University of Rochester's Eastman School of Music  July 13, 2016.  // photo by J. Adam Fenster / University of Rochester

INS 427
Choral Artistry: Conducting, Vocal Pedagogy, Musicianship

NOTE: As of 5/10/17, 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).

July 10-14, 2017 / Monday–Friday, 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Room:  EEW 415

William Weinert, director
Faculty: Robert Swensen, Eastman School of Music; Monica Dale, MusiKinesis, Baltimore, MD

This dynamic team of choral/vocal faculty members will offer a weeklong workshop focused on topics addressed by choral directors and accompanists in the context of choral singing. This course will involve daily sessions in conducting, singing, musicianship, class performance, vocal pedagogy, repertory selection and movement-oriented Dalcroze Eurhythmics. Each participating conductor will conduct Voices, the professional chamber chorus in residence at the Institute.
Enrollment limited to 14 conductors.

Professional Development Hours: 30
$3,100 / 2 credits     CRN 18610
$740 / noncredit     CRN 18354

Planning your arrival and departure:
First scheduled activity: Class starts Monday, July 10 at 9:00 a.m.
Last scheduled activity: Class ends Friday, July 14 at 4:00 p.m.

“Really helped me develop and hone my skills.” – 2016 participant

Click HERE to apply


Read our blog: “The Physical Reality of Being Human”: Monica Dale Discusses Music and Dalcroze Eurhythmics