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WBAS Conducting Workshop

by Felix Hauswirth

11 - 12 December 2019

Conducting Workshop

by Felix Hauswirth

Overview

The Conducting Workshop by Felix Hauswirth is designed for advanced conducting students and young conductors who wish to extend their knowledge and experience in conducting and rehearsing of wind band works.The workshop will cover score study, rehearsal technique and podium time for active participants to conduct the NUS Wind Symphony. 

 

Felix Hauswirth was appointed the Professor of Conducting at the Basel Conservatory, Switzerland in 1985. As clinician he is regularly invited all over the world, including being head of the wind band conducting course at the Bundes-Academy in Trossingen, Germany and from having taught at the Istituto Superiore Europeo Bandistico (I.S.E.B.) in Trento, Italy.

 

He is currently the Artistic Director and conductor of the Baden- Württemberg Youth Wind Ensemble, Germany, and author of several books, mainly on conducting and on wind ensemble literature.

 

In 2009, Felix Hauswirth received the “Midwest Clinic International Award“ in Recognition of Outstanding Contributions and Dedication to Instrumental Music Education, and in July 2017 he was awarded “Honorary Life Member“ of the World Association for Symphonic Bands and Ensembles.

Repertoire

Ballet Suite (Movement 1) by Arbo

Third Symphony (Movement 3) by Barnes

Pilatus: Mountain of Dragons by Reineke

 

Workshop Schedule

11 Dec 2019, 4pm - 6pm

12 Dec 2019, 10am - 5.30pm 
 

Bands-in-attendance

 

Important Information

Date & Time


11 - 12 December 2019 

Venue


National University of Singapore​, U-Town

Fees


$200 (active participant)  | Free for observers (registration required)

Closing Date


4 December 2019

Note: registration may close before deadline when class is full.

Registration

Please prepare the following before filling up the form.

  1. Curriculum Vitae

  2. Upload one of your recent HD video to YouTube as “unlisted”. This video needs to contain you conducting a performance and/or rehearsal with an ensemble (double piano, wind band or symphonic orchestra). Video should contain a minimum of 5 mins uninterrupted music and show clearly the profile of your face to waist in the footage. Full body frontal footages are also allowed.

  3. A personal statement from you  to express (in no more than 100 words) what you hope to achieve from the masterclass experience.