PNWCI 2020 is going ONLINE!

 The Pacific Northwest Conducting Institute with Diane Wittry and Anna Edwards is going ONLINE this summer. The workshop will provide a unique opportunity and experience for music educators, student conductors, as well as seasoned professionals. 

The four-day workshop, sponsored by Saratoga Orchestra of Whidbey Island  and Music Director Anna Edwards, will focus on baton exercises, conducting technique, special topic discussions geared toward the business of conducting and developing opportunities in the time of COVID-19, as well as individual time with Diane and Anna and evening networking events. 

All sessions will be held via Zoom video conferencing. 
Session topics to include: Basic Baton Conducting Techniques and Baton ExercisesApplying Conducting Techniques to the Tricky Spots (See repertoire list below) Leadership skills – On and Off the Podium”What I wished I knew before becoming a conductor”Working with soloists and the protocol – from youth to professional soloistsProgramming, Repertoire, EDI (Equity/Diversity/Inclusion)​How to approach Score Reading, Marking the Score, Rehearsal Scheduling through the ConcertBusiness of Conducting / Applying for Jobs, Résumé and InterviewingCareer Guidance and Which Direction?  Academia, Performance, Youth, Community, ProfessionalBeyond the Orchestra – Conducting for Film, Theater, Opera, BalletDeveloping Opportunities in the Age of Covid-19 (Programming, Audience Engagement, Musician Concerns)
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Repertoire for Applying Conducting Techniques to the Tricky Spots

Copland – Appalachian Spring, Suite for 13 Instruments, (1944)  
Rimsky-Korsakov – Scheherazade, Mvmt II
Berlioz – Symphonie Fantastique
Debussy – Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune
Tchaikovsky – Serenade for Strings, Mvmt I
NEW FOR 2020!
PNWCI is an accredited provider of clock hours through the State of Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI).
Sixteen contact hours are available for teachers. 

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