The Complete Conductor Online Workshop – Focus on the Renaissance

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The Complete Conductor Online Workshop – Focus on the Renaissance

This workshop is now closed; we are no longer accepting registrations.

July 30-August 2, 2020 / Thursday-Sunday, 10:30 a.m.-noon and 1:30-3:00 p.m.
(Course meeting times may need to be changed to accommodate students in different time zones; the instructor will contact students before the start of Summer Session to determine a meeting time that will work for everyone.)

William Weinert, director
Faculty: Kathryn Cowdrick, Eastman School of Music

This four-day seminar and workshop is intended for all choral musicians interested in the multifaceted topic of Renaissance choral music.

Topics will include:

– The development of Renaissance choral music in the 15th, 16th, and 17th centuries.
– The most practical Renaissance repertoire for use with 21st-century ensembles
– Historically Informed Renaissance Performance Practice.
– Successful programming of Renaissance music.
– Strategies for analysis, score study, and rehearsal of Renaissance polyphony.
– Healthy vocal production in choral singing.

Tuition:
$350 / noncredit     CRN 37055

Applicants should contact Dr. Weinert directly before applying: wweinert@esm.rochester.edu.

This institute pairs well with Choral Masterworks – Brahms: Ein deutsches Requiem (July 25-28). 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.” – 2019 participant

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