The qualities of Conducting Gestures do make a difference. Can you prevent Vocal Injuries and vocal fatigue in your singers? Learn more about what allows you to move with more freedom (what creates tension in your body) so that you can communicate vocal ease and freedom to your singers, allowing them to be expressive singers and not interfere with their vocal capabilities.
Choral Conductors are communicators. They become the ‘conduit’ for the music, for the text, for the emotions of music and poetry. Many conductors seem to base their leading of a choir on the understanding that they need to control the choir, the singers, every nuance of the music. They have learned movements, patterns, have studied the music, prepared the score – and yet – they experience physical fatigue, the music never seems to come alive and emotions have to be taught.
What is missing? Or is it simply that the conductor is interfering with the flow of music because of how he/she uses the entire body, is using learned behavior (conducting) that is based on physical tension – which prevails, no matter how often one decides to ‘relax’, loosen up…
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