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Nov
19
9:00 AM09:00

A Complete Tune-Up of your Conducting Technique: Choral Conducting Tips for Your Classroom Needs

A Complete Tune-Up of your Conducting Technique:
Choral Conducting Tips for Your Classroom Needs

Presented by Harold Rosenbaum
Saturday, November 19, 2016
9am-1pm

This action packed workshop will focus on conducting and rehearsal technique as well as practical musical concerns.  We begin by sharpening your physical technique; the single most needed area of improvement for conductors on all levels.  Next we move on to rehearsal technique, covering such things as how best to give pitches, how to teach parts most effectively, where to place the piano, and when to introduce more subtle concepts such as phrasing, diction, and dynamics and pitch integrity into the rehearsal process.  Come with scores you have worked on, are working on, or might work on in the future, and ask questions, such as how to approach and release a fermata, when to subdivide, choosing between giving cues and cutoffs, what to do with the left hand when not being used, and anything else which you are concerned about.  You will leave inspired and filled with creative ideas of your own

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Mar
2
9:00 AM09:00

Joe Sugar Day in Albany

JOE SUGAR DAY in ALBANY
MONDAY MARCH 2, 2015
EMPIRE STATE PLAZA, ALBANY
9AM – 8PM

WE NEED YOU TO ADVOCATE*!!!!!!
Add your voice to ours!
Meet and talk with our legislators!  
See a great concert by the All-State Jazz Ensembles!  

Get together with colleagues from across NY City and NY State to spread the word of the IMPORTANCE of a well-rounded education for all!!

YES!!! I am interested in advocating for Music Education
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*ADVOCATE: "one that pleads a case for another (in court)," from early French advocat (same meaning), from Latin advocatus (same meaning), derived from advocare "to call to one's aid, summon," from ad- "to, toward, near" and vocare "to call" --related to provoke, revoke, vocation
2 : a person who argues for, recommends, or supports a cause or policy

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