Aspiring Conductor With Nigel Boddice MBE
12 January 2014
Throughout the year the Conservatoire as on of the best performing arts schools in Europe runs specialist study days and events which focus on a particular subject or skill area.
The Music Specialist Study Course , is suitable for ages 12 to 17. This course introduces students of secondary age to the principles of conducting and is led by Nigel Boddice, MBE.
On the only course of its kind in Scotland, students will be offered the chance to develop and refine basic skills, including communicative gesture and rehearsal technique.
Young people of secondary school age who are at Grade 6 or above on a musical instrument, and who have a passion for communication and gesture, will:
• Learn the foundations of directing in the art of baton technique
• Understand simple beating patterns
• Begin to appreciate the value of the preparation beat
• Think through more carefully how to develop rehearsal technique
• Gain an introduction to the role of the left hand
Having gained an introduction to solid conducting technique this intensive one day course culminates with students conducting a live ensemble of musicians.
Please note: This course ran last year, please find the course outline for 12/13 below for more information.
COURSE INFORMATION OUTLINE FOR ASPIRING CONDUCTOR
Apply for this course or contact us for more information on +44 (0)141 270 8213 / firstname.lastname@example.org