The Confident Conductor

Confident Conductor

ANTHONY HUNT

THE CONFIDENT
CONDUCTOR

FREE WORKSHOPS

Terms 1, 2 & 3
State Opera Studio
Download the information booklet

In 2020 State Opera South Australia is excited to invite teachers to develop their conducting skills in a warm and supportive environment. Designed specifically for primary and high school teachers who are relatively new to music ensemble leadership, these workshops will deliver basic conducting skills and techniques that can be used across choral, band, instrumental ensemble and classroom music groups.
Whether you have been asked to conduct the choir at assembly, or lead the weekly recorder ensemble, this is an opportunity for you to come together with a group of colleagues and practice coordinating the rehearsals and performances, setting up and leading the group. Learn how to conducting music in multiple time signatures, how to cue entrances, cut off-s, as well as tips and tricks for warm-ups, tuning and how to arrange your choir.
Led by State Opera’s new Head of Music Anthony Hunt, this is a fun and relaxed way to develop and improve your music skills.

Term 1

Conducting 101
Saturday 14 March, 2pm-5pm

Learn the basics about how to start a choir, encompassing simple warm ups, developing harmony and building a balanced, pure choir sound.

Term 2

Conducting Progressive 1
Tuesday 9 June, 5pm-7.30pm

Conducting Progressive 2
Tuesday 16 June, 5pm-7.30pm

Conducting Progressive 3
Tuesday 23 June, 5pm-7.30pm

Each week, these practical workshops will work on conducting techniques, learning tips and tools of how to develop and shape musical elements with your choir. Workshop participants will learn through singing and leading in a choir setting. Teachers can work progressively through the three sessions, or may choose one or two sessions.

Term 3

How to conduct a musical
Saturday 12 September, 2pm-5pm

Is your school putting on a musical? Need help with the music? This workshop will guide you through teaching the vocal score, working with soloists and chorus, and include ways to develop the voice for non-singers, along with tips for performance conducting.

  • Attendance and participation is FREE.
  • Applicants are welcome to register for one or more workshops.
  • Certificate of attendance will be provided to all participants.
  • Teacher resource notes in a handout will be provided.

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One of Australia’s finest exponents of classical repertoire, Paul McMahon joins us for Carmina Burana in March. 

“…Whilst the tenor has only one song (The Ballad of the Roasting Swan), when in the right hands, it can be a vocal tour de force with its plaintive falsetto. And Paul McMahon was truly masterful, delivering with precision and power…” - @limelightmagazine 

Dont miss this beautiful tenor perform a great workbook now for Carmina Burana via our website.
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