PT79: “Conducting and Composing for the Ensemble you Have,” with Julius P. Williams

Today we chat with to chat with Julius P. Williams, President of the International Conductors Guild and professor of conducting and composition at Berklee College of Music. We’re also experimenting with releasing some shorter, more focused podcast episodes so today is Part 1 of two. This first episode from our talk with Julius is all about conducting and composing for the ensemble that you have in front of you, and how your preparation and the music you write should change depending on a few different factors, including the orchestra that you’ll be working with.

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