Women Choral Conductors on Their Art
Hilary Apfelstadt, Marguerite Brooks, Joan Catoni Conlon, Sharon Hansen, Ann Howard Jones, Melinda O'Neal, Doreen Rao, Kathy Saltzman Romey with Emilie Sweetand Shekela Wanyama, Harriet Simons, Beverly Taylor, Joan Whittemore, Lori West,Sue Williamson
Women have had a profound impact on the choral arts. This groundbreaking volume is a celebration and affirmation of this critical role, both through history andlooking into the future, written by thirteen of the most significant voices in the choral profession.
Wisdom, Wit, and Will is a refreshing perspective on the choral field, rebuttingconventional attitudes toward conducting and gender, and including distinctive biographies of some of the pioneering female choral conductors. But even more importantly, this book is of tremendous value to anyone seeking fresh insights into the choral conducting profession.
Divided into 3 sections: Our Music, Our Teaching, and Our Livesthis book is about creating the best experiences for choral conducting students and singers.