Need to adapt an SATB work for your small SAB choir? Have sopranos who can’t sing divisi, but know a great trumpet player who is happy to help out? Need to simplify a viola part for a beginner? In
Baton Basics offers a unique approach to teaching conducting based upon the concept of conveying weight, resistance, and energy in order to communicate a better concept of musical sound to the musicians.
An ideal resource for choral directors, teachers-in-training, singers, and choral enthusiasts, this practical volume explores the challenges and rewards of working with evolving adolescent through adult
This text provides a concise and practical introduction to choral techniques and conducting for potential choral conductors. The author-America's premier choral conductor, mentored by Robert Shaw-brings 43
In this insightful book on choral directing, renowned Venezuelan conductor/composer/music educator Alberto Grau summarizes his lifelong love of learning and dedication to the choral art. Grau's original
Choral Conducting is a resource for singers, teachers, and choral conductors, and a college-level text for students of choral conducting. It also includes an overview of what is involved in leading a choral
How do you conduct your life? Carefully? Cautiously? Courageously? You have one opportunity to conduct your life; like music, you want your life to be better than a "C." "C" stands for average, which means
In this volume of etudes for conductors, James Jordan details a groundbreaking pedagogy for the development of conducting skills. This method is based on a sequential harmonic process to inform and define
Conducting the Music, Not the Musicians is the first conductor training text to put the primary emphasis on musical expression as it introduces basic technique through the concept of phrase
Just as directors encourage students to derive inspiration from exposure to great music, so conductors must find inspiration in their work. This thought-provoking book contains insights from ten
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