Video series 'The Craft of Conducting' released online
The highly acclaimed instructional video course The Craft of Conducting is now available online, at Amazon.co.uk.
Made in 2004 by London Conducting Academy course director Denise Ham, and selling worldwide on DVD, this series provides a practical step by step guide to technique which is applicable to orchestras, choirs, bands at all levels, from children to amateur to professional level.
Volume 1 is available now, with Volume 2 to be released later this year.
What is conducting?
Conducting is the communication of musical intention to performers through gesture. In The Craft of Conducting Denise helps the student to acquire a technique which can be learned by anyone, regardless of gender or physique.
Volume 1 lays the foundations of the technique, beginning with the importance of stance and moving on to cover arm movements and breathing, controlling the sound, beating patterns, creating accents, the baton, and the left hand.