When:
February 29, 2020 @ 9:30 am – 4:30 pm
2020-02-29T09:30:00-05:00
2020-02-29T16:30:00-05:00
Where:
Accolade East Building, York University
4700 Keele St.

26th ANNUAL YORK/OBA Wind Conductors Symposium
Featuring Guest Clinician Dr. Robert Taylor

SYMPOSIUM OVERVIEW

SYMPOSIUM TOPICS
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 toronto@stjohnsmusic.com | 416-785-5000)

Prelude, Siciliano and Rondo – Malcom Arnold (Paynter) – Carl Fischer

Earthscape – David Marlatt – Eighth Note Publications

Dusk – Steven Bryant – Hal Leonard Corp.

Thin Places – Bill Thomas – Eighth Note Publications

In the Forest of the King – Pierre La Plante – Daehn Publications​d

Delegates may indicate an interest in being selected to conduct the York University Wind Symphony and receive feedback during the conducting masterclass sessions by our guest clinician. Delegates interested in conducting must have their own score and baton while all are welcome to bring scores to follow along. Delegates will be notified if they have been selected to conduct by February 7, 2020.

Please contact york.oba.wcs@gmail.com for more information.

WHY ATTEND?
– A workshop session presented by clinician Dr. Robert Taylor
– Rehearsal techniques and repertoire ideas
– St. John’s Music booth
– Opportunity to play with the York University Wind Symphony during the conducting masterclass sessions.
Delegates are encouraged to bring a band instrument on which they are experienced
Network with other teachers!
– Conducting masterclasses – see website for the selected repertoire

SCHEDULE
Registration and time to visit SJM booth
9:00 AM

Clinician Session 1
9:30 AM

10:30 AM – Break

Clinician Schedule 2
10:45 AM

12:00PM – Lunch

Conducting Masterclass & Rehearsal Techniques Part 1
1:00 PM

2:00 PM – Break

Conducting Masterclass & Rehearsal Techniques Part 2
2:15 PM

3:00 PM – Break

Conducting Masterclass & Rehearsal Techniques Part 1
3:15 PM

Final Remarks
4:00 PM

Registration is now closed.