Who or what inspired you to take up conducting and pursue a career in music? Somehow I always knew that I wanted to conduct. As
Each orchestral musician needs to be aware of his or her role within each phrase – are you playing the melody, countermelody, harmony, rhythmic pulse – and the relative importance of each. Note lengths, articulation, phrase direction – listening to your fellow orchestra members and fitting your part appropriately.
Who or what inspired you to take up conducting and pursue a career in music? I come from a family of professional musicians – I
Tonal, with a hint of, ‘what just happened?’ I like raising eyebrows, but also tapping feet. Rhythm is key, and the interplay between musicians trying to keep up with it
Who or what inspired you to pursue a career in music? I was inspired by my fourth grade music teacher Bernice Parrott. I was very