This introduction to conducting method, appropriate for vocal and instumental conducting students, is organized to establish essential conducting skills in a developmental sequence. The book contains 30 content lessons, guided practice outlines, ten videotaping sessions with evaluation forms for each taped session, assignments at the end of each lesson, photographs and conducting diagrams, as well as choral and instumental musical examples for directed conducting practice. Concentrating on the basics, this text emphasizes the development of the psychomotor skills needed for clear and expressive conducting.
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Author Biography - Kenneth H. Phillips
Kenneth H. Phillips is a professor of Music and Education at The University of Iowa. He is the author of Teaching Kids to Sing (1992), Teaching Kids to Sing Video Series and Teaching Kids to Sing Exercise and Vocalise Cards (1994). He conducts the Chamber Singers of Iowa City and the Cedar Rapids Symphony Children's Discovery Chorus.