Have you ever watched an orchestra conductor and wondered what some of the moves mean? In this program presented by professional musician and Central Florida Community Arts (CFCArts) Teaching Artist Ethan Lolley, you’ll learn the conducting patterns and techniques of being a conductor. Learn the correlating conducting patterns that guide that piece while listening to famous selections of music, then try your hand at it! Come prepared to have fun and enrich your brain by learning a new skill.
By participating in this program, you can expect to:
- Learn conducting patterns.
- Learn techniques used by conductors.
- Listen and apply conducting skills to a variety of musical examples.
Special instructions: All you need for this program is your hands! However, unsharpened #2 pencil, chopstick or conductor baton are welcome.
This class is presented by Ethan Lolley and hosted by the Winter Park Health Foundation in collaboration with CFCArts.
A note regarding COVID-19 safety protocols: At this time, all guests at the Center for Health & Wellbeing are required to wear masks in all indoor spaces, including during our education programs. Program presenters may remove their masks in order to be better heard by audience members. Attendees, however, must keep their masks fully in place (covering the nose and mouth) during the entire presentation. In accordance with local guidelines, our programs will also be limited in capacity.
Cancelling Your Reservation: If you are unable to attend a program, cancelling your reservation gives us an accurate count of how many to expect; for sold-out programs, cancelling your reservation also allows someone on the waitlist to attend in your place. Cancelling your reservation for this program is especially important as we are currently limiting capacities as part of our COVID-19 safety regulations. Cancelling can be done in two easy ways: by calling 407.644.2492 and selecting Option 1, then Option 3 to speak to a representative or by using the online ticket cancellation option in your original confirmation email from Eventbrite.
By participating in this program, you agree to CHWB’s Gracious Space policy.
About the Program Presenter
Ethan Lolley is an Alabama native and holds his Masters of Music Education degree with a conducting emphasis from Auburn University. His love for the performing arts began with piano instruction in second grade. He has led music ensembles as a collegiate and drum corps drum major, youth orchestra conductor, and music director for children’s theatre. In 2015, he founded Drum Major Innovations, an educational institution that offers conducting clinics, camps, and competitions for aspiring drum majors. He currently serves as an instructor for the Macy’s Great American Marching Band and conductor for the CFCArts Youth & Adult Orchestras. Lolley has performed with Disney Cruise Line, The Walt Disney World Resort and Universal Orlando Resort.