Puget Sound Conductors Institute

Friday, Jan. 18 - Monday, 21, 2019

University of Puget Sound School of Music invites conductors at all levels to attend the 2019 Puget Sound Conductors Institute.

Guest clinicians
Craig Kirchhoff, director emeritus of university bands, University of Minnesota
Robert Taylor, director of bands, professor of music, University of British Columbia

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

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Friday, Jan. 4, 2019

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

PUGET SOUND CONDUCTORS INSTITUTE
2019 SCHEDULE

Friday, Jan. 18
5–6:30 p.m.                Welcome and Preview: The Business of Creating Relationships
6:30–7 p.m.                Reception

Saturday, Jan. 19
9 a.m.–12:30 p.m.       Conducting Session I
12:30–2 p.m.               Lunch
2–3:30 p.m.                 Session I: Score Study: A Different Perspective, Craig Krichhoff
3:30–5 p.m.                 Session II: Creating clarity and resonance through overtones,
                                    Gerard Morris and the Puget Sound Wind Ensemble
5–5:30 p.m.                 Q & A

Sunday, Jan. 20
9 a.m.–12:30 p.m.       Conducting Session II
12:30–2 p.m.               Lunch
2–3:30 p.m.                 Session III: Maestro Media: enhancing teaching and artistry, Rob Taylor
3:30–5 p.m.                 Session IV: What I’ve Learned: reflections upon a 48-year career in music,
                                    Craig Kirchhoff
5–5:30 p.m.                 Q & A

Monday, Jan. 21
9 a.m.–noon               Conducting Session III
Noon–1 p.m.              Wrap Session

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

REPERTORY
Grade 2: Simple Song, Ralph Hultgren
Grade 3: Evening Song (Abendlied) Josef Rheinberger/trans. Shelley Hanson
Grade 3: Chasing Sunlight, Cait Nishimura
Grade 4: Different Voices, Rick Kirby
Grade 4: O Magnum Mysterium, Morten Laurdisen, trans. Reynolds
Grade 5: Overture to Candide, Leonard Bernstein/trans. Grundman
Grade 5: Lincolnshire Posy, Percy Grainger/ed. Fennell (movements I, II, IV, V) 

Each conductor should prepare three individual pieces or movements for the workshop (one for each conducting session), or two pieces or movements with the intention of revisiting one during the three conducting sessions.

REGISTRATION AND FEES -- REGISTRATION DEADLINE: FRIDAY, JAN. 4, 2019

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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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