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Eastman Choral Institute July, 2016

Location: New York, USA
The 21st  Annual Eastman Choral Institute will take place on July 11-15 and July 18-22 at the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, NY.   The Institute is under the direction of William Weinert, Professor of Conducting at the Eastman School.
July 11-15 Advanced Choral Conducting:  Focus on Brahms, will feature guest teacher Ann Howard Jones, Professor Emerita of Music at Boston University and William Weinert, Professor of Conducting at the Eastman School of Music.   The course will focus on in-depth analysis and rehearsal of Brahms’s Ein deutsches Requiem. In addition, it will explore recent research on issues of choral and instrumental performance practice in the Romantic era. Participants will conduct Voices, the professional chorus in residence at the Institute, and will conduct in a public Summer Sing of Ein deutsches Requiem.    Enrollment is limited to 14 conductors.  For further information and registration, visit this website: Week 1 — Brahms
July 18-22  Choral Artistry: Conducting, Vocal Pedagogy, Musicianship will offer daily conducting class sessions on a variety of repertoire exploring a wide range of conducting challenges with Eastman’s William Weinert, In addition, it will offer daily sessions on Vocal Pedagogy with renowned Eastman voice professor Katherine Cowdrick, and daily Dalcroze Eurhythmics sessions with nationally-known Dalcroze specialist Monica Dale.  Each participating conductor will conduct Voices, the professional chamber chorus in residence at the Institute. Enrollment is limited to 14 conductors. Week 2 — Choral Artistry
Both courses are available for academic credit, or for non-credit status.
Application information is available at the Summer@Eastman website: Application
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