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Through Dec. 13th
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Conducting Insights: Moving from Technique to Artistry

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  • Included in this session will be suggestions for developing facial expressions, improving left-hand gestures (including independence exercises), various approaches to conducting awkward entrances and cutoffs, and tips for conducting changing meters and improving overall efficiency on the podium.
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  • Anthony J. Maiello received his Bachelor and Master in Music from Ithaca College. He also studied at the National Conducting Institute in Washington, DC, under the direction of Leonard Slatkin. He serves as Cover Conductor for the National Symphony Orchestra in Washington, DC, and is presently Professor of Music and Director of Instrumental Studies at George Mason University, where he conducts Symphony Orchestra, Chamber Orchestra, and teaches conducting courses. He also conducts the American Festival Philharmonic Orchestra and the American Wind Symphony, Washington, DC. Professional credits include clinician, adjudicator, guest conductor of All-State Bands and Orchestras worldwide. He holds membership in ABA, ASCAP, NBA, MENC, VMEA, CBDNA, ASOL. He is author of Conducting: A Hands-On-Approach, Conducting Nuances: Little Things Mean A Lot, and co-author of the 21st Century Band Method.