The Complete Conductor – Focus on Bach Motets

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The Complete Conductor – Focus on Bach Motets

Please note: as of May 14, 2019, this course is FULL. We are no longer accepting applications. Please contact the Summer@Eastman office if you would like to be placed on the wait list. Limited space is still available in Choral Masterworks–Handel’s Messiah: Style and Structure.

July 25-28, 2019 / Thursday-Sunday, 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Room: ESM 120

William Weinert, director
Faculty: Kathryn Cowdrick, 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. The course will include 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.

Planning your arrival and departure:
First scheduled activity: Class begins Thursday, July 25 at 9:00 a.m.
Last scheduled activity: Class ends Sunday, July 28 at 4:00 p.m.

Professional Development Hours: 30
$3,340 / 2 credits     CRN 19149
$770 / noncredit     CRN 19132

This institute pairs well with Choral Masterworks – Handel’s Messiah: Style and Structure (July 20-23). Students are welcome to register for both courses together!

“A safe environment to practice old and new rehearsal and conducting techniques to get personal and in-depth feedback. A way to explore and develop musicality, how to communicate it to the chorus, and how to trust the chorus to offer musicality themselves.” – 2018 participant

Click HERE to apply

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