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This blog charters my journey as I break into music conducting. Each article will look at different aspects of my journey; sometimes providing resources should others want to develop their musicality. The aim is also to make sense as to why this journey is happening now and to pinpoint its conception.

Why Conducting?

9 February 2016

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portrait of disabled conductor James Rose wearing a head baton

So why get into a really weird and specialised art form about which few people understand? I have set my sights high in committing to the journey of music conducting, I know, but it feels right.  Whilst I was preparing my application to the Arts Council, I was asked to write how the conducting was related to my past work, which is in primarily film-making. I wrote about how I used to conduct to music when I was little (when no one was looking!) using my head pointer. Plus, explained how I...

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