Music Professional Development Day for New Haven School Teachers

Event time: 
Saturday, April 15, 2023 - 10:00am to 1:00pm
Hendrie Hall/Adams Center (HEN), 301 See map
165 Elm Street
New Haven, CT 06511
Open to: 
General Public
Event description: 

New Haven area school teachers are invited to a professional development day sponsored by the Yale Institute of Sacred Music. Registration is required.

10-11:30 am: Conducting Review: A short conducting Boot Camp, reviewing fundamentals of gesture, posture, and facial affect; as well as a review of meter, asymmetrical meetings, and use of the left hand with Dr. Felicia Barber, associate professor adjunct of Choral Conducting at Yale Institute of Sacred Music and conductor of Yale Camerata.

11:30-1 pm: Conducting Masterclass. Participants will be provided excerpts of two pieces to prepare for the day. The session will be led by Dr. Jeff Douma, professor of Choral Conducting at Yale College and Yale School of Music.