Conducting day with Dr Douglas Coombes - Sat 13 May 2017 at 10:00 am

CONDUCTING DAY
SATURDAY 13 MAY 2017
at
TRINITY METHODIST CHURCH, SHORTMEAD STREET,
BIGGLESWADE, BEDFORDSHIRE, SG18 0AP
DIRECTOR – DOUGLAS COOMBES MBE
COST £50
This is a unique and very full conducting day which runs from 10.00am - 10.00pm. It will be the sixth time this day has been held in Bedfordshire and as before, caters for the beginner to the experienced conductor. There are 8 places available. Each conductor will be sent, in advance, two pieces of music suited to the experience of the conductor. This music is in the repertoire of The Amici Singers, a women’s chorus of 50 voices. The music will be well known by the choir so participants will be able to concentrate on conducting. The format of the day will be as before:
10.00am – 1.00pm. Discussion of all the music with Douglas Coombes
1.00pm - 2.00pm. Lunch (please bring a packed lunch).
2.00pm – 6-00pm. Each conductor will have 25 minutes to rehearse their two pieces with The Amici Singers
6.00pm. – Tea which will be provided. This will be taken with the choir who usually are happy and keen to talk to all the conductors
7.30pm. – Concert. Each conductor will conduct their pieces in front of an audience in concert conditions. At the end there will be an open forum involving conductors, choir and audience led by Douglas Coombes
N: As on previous occasions, if any conductor has to travel some distance, accommodation can be arranged.
Application should be made to Lindsay Music – carole@lindsaymusic.co.uk. If you would like more
details ring Lindsay Music 01767 260815

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