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Handbook for Assistant Orchestra Conductors in the United States


Abstract Currently, an aspiring assistant conductor is faced with a lack of information regarding the expectations and successful strategies in preparing to take on an assistant conductorship in the United States. A conductor's training in the United States focuses heavily on stick and rehearsal technique, score study, performance practice, and developing a deeper understanding of the administrative and logistical structure of the modern symphony orchestra - as it should be. Speaking as a an aspiring young conductor, I believe that, although these aspects of conducting are crucial for one's success in the field, two important aspects of a conductor's education are often not given an adequate amount of attention in the basic curriculum. T... (more)
Created Date 2014
Contributor Vizireanu, Vlad (Author) / Russell, Timothy (Advisor) / Reber, William (Committee member) / Bailey, Wayne (Committee member) / Rogers, Rodney (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Music / Assistant / Conductor / Handbook / Orchestra
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 63 pages
Language English
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Note D.M.A. Music 2014
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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