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2017 ECCO Conference Conducting Classes

Conducting Class & Masterclass – brush up on your technique and learn a few new tricks to communicate more concisely with your conducting gesture. Both a Conducting class and Masterclass are available at ECCO at no additional cost. Each is designed to give choral conductors the opportunity to work with master teacher and coach/mentor on skills to help them meet challenges beyond their university training. The conducting class, led by Dr. Buddy James, includes coaching with Dr. James and podium time in a smaller classroom situation. Conductors for the conducting class will be able to sign up at the registration table when they arrive for the conference. The Masterclass features coaching with Dr. Jerry Blackstone, the conference headlining speaker, and includes public podium time during one of the conference plenary sessions. Three conductors will be selected via application for this masterclass. Conductors interested in participating in the 2017 ECCO masterclass should submit this application and the required supplemental materials on or before June 20, 2017.

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