What it Takes to be a World Class Conductor

January 11, 2019 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Registration # 183018.00

Cost: FREE, and please register in advance

What path does one take to become a conductor? What skills are required? Learn first-hand from Maestro Elliot Moore about the ins and outs of directing a symphony orchestra. Get behind-the-scenes insights into what comes into “play.” Celebrating his second season as music director of the Longmont Symphony, Elliot Moore is one of the most exciting and multi-faceted American conductors of his generation. Concurrently, he holds the post of music director of New York City’s Blue Period Ensemble. Highlights of Moore’s rapidly expanding career include rehearsals and/or performances with Mexico’s Orquesta Filarmónica de Jalisco, Canadian Chamber Opera of New York City, Motor City, Sewanee and St. Cloud symphony orchestras, and Canada’s National Arts Center Orchestra. Moore received his Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the University of Michigan, where he was a recipient of the Helen Wu Graduate Conducting Fellowship. Off the podium, Moore has a keen interest in languages and photography, and is an award- winning cellist, who has performed in France, Germany, Italy, Switzerland, Brazil and the U.S. He and his wife, Dr. Pauline Cichon, make their home in Erie.

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