Choral Conducting: A Beginner's Guide Part Two

Saturday 6th March 2021

Tutor: Amy Bebbington (find out more about Amy here).

This day-long online course is for all those who want to learn about the foundations of choral leadership, and would suit those new to leading choirs, teachers, community musicians, young choral leaders and those who took the first Beginner's Guide in January. It will cover key topics such as how to deliver relevant and effective vocal exercises, how to teach songs efficiently, how to thoroughly prepare a score in advance of rehearsals and performance, and how to direct a variety of simple songs in different meters, styles and languages. We will focus on conducting technique and beat patterns, alongside physical and psychological leadership strategies required to encourage, motivate and inspire your singers. The repertoire used will be relevant to youth, community, school and workshop choirs.

There will be four sessions during the day, all held on Zoom. These will run from 9.00 - 10.30, 11.00 - 12.30, 1.30 - 2.30 and 3.00 - 4.00.

Event fee: £60 non-members, £45 abcd members

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Choral Conducting: A Beginner's Guide Part Two
Tutor: Amy Bebbington (find out more about Amy here). This day-long online course is for all those who want to learn about the foundations of choral leadership, and would suit those new to leading choirs, teachers, community musicians, young choral leaders and those who took the first Beginner's Guide in January. It will cover key topic
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