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Video : Feb 22, 2021

Inside the Classroom: Conducting 1 with Dr. Chip Birkner

By BRANDON MCKINLEY (BMUS & BSPR 2017)

For conductors, being live in the same space as their ensemble is crucial to give gestures and receive musical feedback. With COVID-19 precautions limiting the number of singers in a single space, Dr. Chip Birkner adjusted the format of the School of Music's introductory conducting course to find ways to safely learn and make music together.