Conductor Training Workshop

When:
8 September 2018 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
2018-09-08T10:00:00+12:00
2018-09-08T17:00:00+12:00
Where:
The Meteor Theatre
Cost:
$75
Contact:
Susan Trodden
07 9499315
Conductor Training Workshop @ The Meteor Theatre

This full day workshop will be led by professional conductor and teacher Rupert D’Cruze – Artistic Director Community Music OCT and the Trust Waikato Symphony Orchestra, and offers training, support and guidance at a range of levels within a positive and encouraging environment.

 The morning sessions are for those who have limited experience but still find themselves directing groups. The afternoon sessions are aimed at those who have gained some conducting experience and now wish to develop their skills further.

 Participants can enrol for the full day, or either part.

 1000-1300        For those with less experience

The basics of conducting

  • The role of the conductor
  • Posture, focus, technique
  • Beating patterns

Active session with ensemble

  • Putting what we have learned into practice
  • Listening and directing
  • Sessions videoed

 1400-1700        For those with more experience

Group discussion

  • Experience and expectations
  • How the session with orchestra will function
  • Questions

Active session with orchestra

  • Each participating conductor will have podium time
  • ‘Rehearse/perform’
  • Sessions videoed

LAST PART OF BOTH WORKSHOPS COMPRISE GROUP DISCUSSION 

  • View/discuss the previous session’s videos
  • Questions
  • Next steps
  • Feedback and summary

Feedback from our 2017 workshop

”I learned so much! ”

”This experience was absolutely amazing and has given me confidence as well as really practical help with leading my orchestra more effectively”