J:10063933:E:Master Conductors: Dr. Harry Begian
Master Conductors: Dr. Harry Begian
- GIA Publications
This one-on-one conversation between legendary conductor Harry Begian and Tim Lautzenheiser is an insightful portrait into the experiences and life of one of the most important wind band conductors of the 20th century. From his childhood through his careers conducting at Cass Technical High School, Wayne State University, Michigan State University, and then succeeding Mark Hindsley at the University of Illinois, Dr. Begian's passion for excellence infused every aspect of his life. At the same time, Dr. Begian exhibited a remarkable humility and hunger to simply make great music. Recorded in Dr. Begian's home in Alpena, Michigan, this DVD beautifully captures the remarkable spirit of the American wind band, and will be an inspiration for anyone who seeks to make great music.