York/OBA Wind Conducting Symposium


Featuring Clinician Dr. Brendan Caldwell
Saturday, March 3 2018, 9:30AM to 4:30PM

Accolade Centre East, Faculty of Fine Arts
York University

Symposium topics include:

  • Conducting Gesture and Music-making
  • Rehearsal Techniques

Symposium Participants are Encouraged to Bring

  • A conducting baton
  • A band instrument they are experienced on; delegates are encouraged to perform with the York Wind Symphony during the afternoon conducting masterclass
  • Scores to follow along during the afternoon conducting masterclass session: (scores available from St. John's Music)
    • Let These Words Ring True - Charles Rochester Young
    • American Elegy - Frank Ticheli
    • Suite Francaise - Darius Milhaud
    • Hush - William Thomas

Delegates may indicate an interest to conduct the York University Wind Symphony in the Session 2 afternoon conducting masterclass. Delegates will be notified by February 16, 2018 if they have been selected to conduct. Those who have been selected must bring an original score of he piece they are conducting.

Please contact yorku.symp@onband.ca for more information.

Membership Type Membership Status Fee
General New/Returning $80
General Current $55
Student/Retiree New/Returning $45
Student/Retiree Current $25