There will be daily conducting sessions for all participants, some rehearsals will be with piano, some with string quintet. The course will conclude with the participants preparing a video of the chamber version of Appalachian Spring by Aaron Copland which can be used for conducting auditions and job applications. For a complete course schedule, go to:www.BeyondtheBaton.com (Seminars/Conducting Technique Workshop). All conducting sessions will be video taped with a remote microphone.
Extensive time during the course will be spent working on improving and refining conducting technique and gestures utilizing the book “Baton Basics – Communicating Music Through Gestures” by Diane Wittry.
Seminar Fees: Application Fee: $40; Conducting Participant in Seminar fee: $995; Auditor Fee: $295; Purchase of Baton Basics book: $20.00 (+$5.00 shipping.) Seminar fees are due upon acceptance to the workshop. The first 12 qualified conducting participants that apply will be accepted. A maximum of 3 auditors will be accepted. To be considered please apply by Friday, May 29th.
Please download the PDF application document fromwww.BeyondtheBaton.com, Conducting Seminars, “Conducting Technique Workshop” and return it with web links or a DVD of your conducting, and the application fee of $40 made payable to: Pizazz Music. Applications can be filled out on line and the payment made with PayPal, or applications can be mailed to: Pizazz Music, “Beyond the Baton” Seminar, P.O. Box 1281, Maplewood, NJ 07040.