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Conducting Choral Excellence

Robert Maurice Rapp

Conducting Choral Excellence

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  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Hollowbrook Pub .
Written in English

  • Choral Music,
  • Choral conducting,
  • Choral singing,
  • Instruction and study,
  • Sacred vocal music,
  • Texts,
  • Translations into English,
  • Education

  • The Physical Object
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11302509M
    ISBN 100893417173
    ISBN 109780893417178

    Donald Neuen is an American choral conductor, composer, arranger, editor, and educator who was formerly the Distinguished Professor of Conducting and Director of Choral Activities at the University of California, Los Angeles. He conducted the UCLA Chorale while teaching courses in conducting and directing one of the most respected graduate programs in choral conducting in the United States. For the first time in a book, choral leaders bring together historical, philosophical, psychological, sociological, pedagogical, and real-world considerations to the women's choir - information missing from most choral methods and conducting texts. Karen P. Thomas (born ), composer and conductor, is the Artistic Director and Conductor of Seattle Pro Musica and Director of Music at University Unitarian Church. With Seattle Pro Musica she has produced six CD recordings, and has received the Margaret Hillis Award for Choral Excellence and the ASCAP-Chorus America Award for Adventuresome Programming of Contemporary Music.

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