When the Planning and Reflection Become More Important Than the Moment

Disclaimer: Score study, rehearsal preparation, and post rehearsal reflection are incredibly vital parts of our conducting lives. We cannot be successful if we avoid any part of these three processes. But when is it too much? When do we so over prepare or over analyze so much that we lose sight of what is really

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It’s All About Communication (In our teaching and our everyday lives)

Communication. It is all about how we communicate, in life and in our teaching and conducting. Take it from me, someone who used to constantly struggle with communication skills, in both my personal and professional lives. (I am still proud of my epic awkwardness in some social settings, and my occasionally weird moments talking to

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