What Does a Conductor Do Anyway?
Feb 14, 2023 8:00 AM
Alasdair Neale, Conductor, Marin Symphony
What Does a Conductor Do Anyway?

In this special lecture, Maestro Alasdair Neale will talk about what is involved in studying and understanding a musical score, how to communicate to the orchestra what is in the score through technique, the rehearsal process, and his duties as a Music Director.  

Maestro Neale is the Music Director of the New Haven Symphony Orchestra, Sun Valley Music Festival (SVMF) and Marin Symphony.  He holds a Bachelor’s degree from Cambridge University and a Master’s from Yale University, where his principal teacher was Otto-Werner Mueller. He lives in San Francisco and New Haven. 

Photo credit: Eisaku Tokuyama