Pass the baton
Conducting technique articles
How do you address an orchestra efficiently? What should you avoid? Rehearsal time is precious: here are some tips on how to get the most out of it.
From colors to solos, there is a world of opportunities that gives the conductor’s left hand a chance to create a technique that is really unique.
How do you choose a baton? Does the baton grip matter? Which do orchestral players prefer, conductors who use it, or those who do not?
Why do some conductors think that conducting technique is superfluous? What if, instead of a simple set of rules, the music made the technique?
Any breath a conductor takes, any movement has an impact on the orchestra players and on their sound. This simple concept makes a real different when someone steps on the podium.
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Gianmaria Griglio is an intelligent, exceptional musician. There is no question about his conducting abilities: he has exceptionally clear baton technique that allows him to articulate whatever decisions he has made about the music.