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The Young Voices of Melbourne runs professional learning workshops for music teachers and choir conductors around the country. Mark O'Leary has presented more than 180 workshops for YVM in every state and territory of Australia since 1996. Most popular workshops are Primary Choirs for Beginners, How to Run a (better) Primary School Choir and Just (Choral) Conducting. Workshops are held each year in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane and periodically in other cities and regional areas. See the Calendar for workshops soon.

Just Choral Conducting
10am - 3pm Friday 6th May 2016
Bluestone church arts Space, cnr Hyde and Lawson Pl Footscray
$150 for person, payable to Strings West
Laura Sheridan: 0404 889613

NOTE: this workshop is being organised by Strings West and Take Note Youth Choir, and bookings need to be made directly with them.

A workshop for those who would like to improve their choral conducting technique & increase their understanding of the conductor’s role in the
art of choral music making. Includes • Basic conducting patterns & ways to practice them • Starting and stopping • Cueing • Indicating dynamics & phrasing • Score preparation • Methods of introducing new songs • Hints on rehearsal technique • Suitable for those working at primary or secondary level



Thanks to the Australian Council for the Arts for their support


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