Archive for October, 2017

  • Oct192017
    Conducting 2017

    The First Rehearsal

    For a while, to describe myself and my aspirations, I have used the phrase “I want to go into conducting.” I had only studied it in a classroom setting, so I felt like I couldn’t legitimize myself until I conducted in front of a real group. With my first official rehearsal in the books, I can now say with certainty that I ~AM~ a conductor.

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    Pierce O'Brien
  • Oct192017
    Pierce Griffith O'Brien

    Why Conducting

    Conducting is seemingly such a specialized field yet it combines so many different disciplines. One must be adept in the ways of gesture, score study, repertoire, musicianship, piano, musicology, and more.

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    Pierce O'Brien