*NEW DATES* Sing for Pleasure 5-day courses for choral conductors


  • University of Glasgow Music Department 14 University Gardens Glasgow G12 8QQ United Kingdom

About the courses

Sing for Pleasure is offering two 5-day conducting courses in 2016 in Glasgow (Foundation and Intermediate 1 levels) and London (Foundation, Intermediate Level 1 and Intermediate Level 2).


Course Objectives

The 5-Day Course focusses on the Foundation and Intermediate I * levels, where the aims include:

  • Preparing music and gesture thoroughly
  • Singing the various voice-parts to enable them to be learnt quickly and efficiently
  • Creating rapport and enjoyment
  • Developing simple, clear, economical conducting gestures
  • Achieving a musical performance, even with the simplest repertoire
  • Controlling rehearsals and maintaining a good pace
  • Analysing one’s own achievements and the work of others in a constructive way


Who is the course for?

Sing for Pleasure is offering a choice of courses in Glasgow and London for conductors and vocal leaders. Whether you are trying your hand at conducting for the first time, improving your musicianship skills or refreshing knowledge gained on previous courses, you can look forward to a challenging and enjoyable time in a relaxed but stimulating atmosphere.


Dates

Dates and locations are now confirmed for our 5-day conducting courses running in 2016:

Glasgow – Foundation and Intermediate 1 levels

  • Dates: 2 April; 16 April; 14 May; 25 June; 19 July
  • Venue: University of Glasgow, Music Department, 14 University Gardens, Glasgow G12 8QQ

London – Foundation, Intermediate 1 and Intermediate 2 levels

  • Dates: 2 April; 23 April; 7 May; 18 June; 9 July
  • Venue: John Lewis Partnership, 171 Victoria Street, London SW1E 5NN

Further information about the courses, including fees for members and non-members, can be downloaded here.

**PLEASE NOTE THIS COURSE IS FIVE DAYS LONG AND ALL DELEGATES ARE REQUIRED TO ATTEND ALL SESSIONS. **


Bookings

To book your place at either location, please complete our online application form.

Please visit Sing for Pleasure's website for booking and payment details.