Conducting - Nevada School of the Arts



Conducting Conference, Intro to Conducting

Conducting Conference

This conference is designed for directors of secondary level string and full orchestras, youth orchestras and beyond. The first session will present various approaches to festival performance preparation. The second session will include time for participants to conduct a portion of any music that you provide for the demo ensemble to play, as the clinicians offer suggestions on your conducting skills. Receive 4 NDE credits. Concert programming for secondary strings and full orchestra for schools and a Q&A on any string technique playing and teaching question that you bring will be addressed.

Intro to Conducting

The clinic is designed for students of secondary level string and full orchestras, youth orchestras, and beyond. Student participants will apply the methods and guidelines of the first hour’s introduction with a demo string ensemble on a grade 1 or 2 piece comprised of the students. Please bring your own instrument. Role of a conductor, Exercises and Patterns, Musical Gestures, Q and A and Your 1st moment in Front of the Ensemble