Monthly Archives: January 2016

more rules: preparation

I’m teaching a one-on-one conducting class this semester. My conducting teaching in the past has been with classes of music majors who are required to take the class and have generally standard musical preparation, but mixed degrees of interest in … Continue reading

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I’ve been taking horseback riding lessons, and they feel a lot like conducting lessons because my instructor says things like this: When you are open, they can understand you more clearly. If you have tension in your body, it will … Continue reading

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