Monthly Archives: November 2016

choral v. instrumental

This is another post in response to a question my conducting students had. They wanted to know the differences between choral and instrumental conducting. I explained in class that there is some controversy over this subject, and that there are … Continue reading

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protocol

I asked my conducting students what they wanted to know that I haven’t talked about yet. They had several great questions, some of which I will definitely deal with in class where doing the work and watching their colleagues do … Continue reading

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we’re gonna need a bigger boat

All this time, I’ve been writing about being a woman conductor. “Is that rare?” my psychiatrist asked me, when I suggested to him that this was a source of stress in my life. “Yes,” I informed this otherwise highly educated … Continue reading

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