NSSWE Conducting Workshop 2019

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NSSWE invites you to a masterclass on conducting and growing wind ensemble programs with Jason Isaac, Patrick Brennan and the NSSWE Senior Wind Ensemble

Friday 13 September, 1.30pm – 5.30pm

The Concourse, Chatswood

Cost $20 (incl GST)

Bookings: Please fill out this online FORM. or contact Jane Peggie, NSSWE Manager at manager@nsswe.org.au

As part of the NSSWE Spring Music Festival, this exciting professional development workshop is for band directors, conductors, music teachers and community musicians who conduct instrumental music groups. Three distinct programs are covered, conducting essentials, growing your band program seminar and a conducting intensive with the NSSWE Senior Wind Ensemble on the stage of the Concert Hall.

Conducting Essentials

  • Translating gesture for a musical outcome
  • Connecting the musician to the conductor
  • Expression, the left hand and beyond

Band Program Seminar

  • Repertoire selection, rehearsal techniques, and recruitment
  • Establish and grow the band program ecosystem
  • Tours and camps

Conducting Intensive

  • On the podium
  • Being effective, efficient and expressive
  • Being yourself on the podium

The workshop also includes:

  • Private function – drinks and canapes with fellow conductors, and
  • a complimentary ticket to the Friday evening performance featuring the NSSWE Senior Wind Ensemble.

Bookings: Please fill out this online FORM. or contact Jane Peggie, NSSWE Manager at manager@nsswe.org.au