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MSVMA Choral Conducting Symposium

  • Date:Thursday, January 25
  • Time:9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  • Room:Amway - President Ford Ballroom
  • Session Type:Demonstration
  • What is the level for this session::MS/JH, High School, Collegiate
  • What is the target audience for this session::Choral

20-minute sessions with six participant conductors, focusing on conducting and rehearsal technique.

This pre-conference event will allow participants to conduct traditional choral repertoire with a featured rehearsal ensemble, and receive live feedback and instruction from a guest clinician. Teachers have the opportunity to apply as either a Conductor or as an Observer (reduced fee). College students may apply as an Observer. Both new and experienced choral conductors can benefit from observing or conducting. In 2018, our guest clinician will be Dr. Jerry Blackstone.

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