Puget Sound Conductors' Institute

Friday, January 13 - Monday, January 16, 2017

University of Puget Sound School of Music invites conductors of all levels to attend the Puget Sound Conductors' Institute.

Guest clinicians Gillian Mackay, University of Toronto, and Robert Taylor, University of British Columbia

State of Washington music teachers will earn up to 20 WMEA clock hours for their participation.

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Friday, Jan. 13, 2017

Register Online (button on right bar)

For more information contact: Gerard Morris, director of bands | 253.879.3729 | gmorris@pugetsound.edu

PUGET SOUND CONDUCTORS' INSTITUTE
2017 SCHEDULE

Friday, Jan. 13, 2017

5–5:30 p.m.                 Welcome/Preview

5:30–7 p.m.                 Session I: Learning from Mimes: Silent Artistry
                                   
Gillian MacKay, clinician

Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017

9 a.m.–12:30 p.m.       Conducting Session I

12:30–2 p.m.               Lunch

2–3:30 p.m.                 Session II: Learning from Actors I: Ideas of Michael Chekhov
                                   
Gillian MacKay, clinician

3:30–3:45 p.m.            Break

3:45–5 p.m.                 Session III: Rehearsal Strategies: Cultivating Collaboration to Achieve Resonance,
                                    Clarity, and Artistry
                                   
Rob Taylor, clinician

5–5:45 p.m.                 Q & A

Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017

9 a.m.–12:30 p.m.       Conducting Session II

12:30–2 p.m.               Lunch

2–3:30 p.m.                 Session IV: Learning from Actors II: Bringing Chekhov to the Podium
                                   
Gilliam MacKay, clinician

3:30–3:45 p.m.            Break

3:45–5 p.m.                 Session V: Swarm Theory: Understanding and Empowering the Organism,
                                    Gerard Morris, clinician

5–5:45 p.m.                 Q & A

Monday, Jan. 16, 2017

9 a.m.–12:30 p.m.       Final Conducting Session III

12:30–1 p.m.                Wrap Session

 

Sessions will take place in Schneebeck Concert Hall. All other sessions will take place in School of Music, Room L1 and L6.

REPERTORY
Greek Folk Song Suite, Franco Cesarini (grade 3)
Simple Gifts: Four Shaker Songs, ​Frank Ticheli (grade 3)
Lament for Wind Orchestra, Chang Su Koh (grade 4)
Liberation, David Maslanka (grade 5)
​First Suite in E-flat for Military Band, Gustav Holst/Colin Matthews (Grade 5)
March from Symphonic Metamorphosis, Paul Hindemith/Keith Wilson (grade 6)

Each conductor should prepare three individual pieces or movements for the workshop (one for each conducting session).

REGISTRATION AND FEES-REGISTRATION DEADLINE FRIDAY, JANUARY 13, 2017

Register Online (button on right bar)

Conductor $300 (limited to the first 20 respondents)

Auditor $150 (unlimited number)

Fees do not include travel, housing, food, or incidental expenses. Food and beverages may be purchased at Wheelock Student Center.

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