Want to conduct an orchestra? Start with the basics and find your conducting window, the space in which all of your baton movement will be contained.
Get your baton ready and cue up some music! This lesson shows you how to conduct the three simplest and most common beat patterns: 4/4, 3/4, and 2/4.
Interested in conducting music? This lesson shows you how to conduct in a 6/8 time signature, what to do with faster tempos, and the significance of a fermata.
Do your hands looks like they’re flowing through Jell-O when conducting? Define your conducting patterns and stress notes with the most important ictus!
How does a music ensemble know when to start? Well, by looking at the conductor, of course! Learn to prepare an ensemble with a breathing gesture.
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