Conducting 101: Classical Music

Posted September 21, 2020 | By ale_bellot

Digital Education Programming Presented by the
Center for Health & Wellbeing

Have you ever watched an orchestra conductor and wondered what some of those moves mean? In this program presented by professional musician David Vanegas, you will learn conducting patterns and techniques of being a conductor. While listening to famous selections of music, learn the correlating conducting patterns that guide that piece, then try your hand at it! Come prepared to have fun and enrich your brain by learning a new skill.

Special instructions: All you need to be prepared for this program is your hands! Unsharpened #2 pencil, chopstick or conductor baton are welcome, too.

This class is presented by David Vanegas and hosted by the Winter Park Health Foundation in collaboration with Central Florida Community Arts.

About Your Program Presenter
After pursuing his B.A. in Music Performance at Rollins College, David spent most of his time performing with a variety of ensembles in Orlando as a bassist and percussionist and teaching elementary music. His musical history is deeply rooted in jazz, funk, rock ‘n’ roll and the music of Latin America. He spent six years touring nationally with The Groove Orient and earned his M.A. in Music Education from Teachers College, Columbia University. He has enjoyed working with CFCArts teaching a variety of music based workshops to audiences of all ages and abilities.