A Combination of Professional and Personal Qualities in the Choir Conductor
The article outlines the problem of combining professional and personal qualities in the choir conductor. Research gaps in the profession of choir conductor are outlined. We established that the art of conducting, and choral performance as its component, currently requires professionally trained personnel, who have an active life position and are able to provide a creative approach to choral singing. It was found that conducting should be interpreted as a creative process characterized by a step-by-step structure and a combination of analysis and comprehension of the choral score, its artistic interpretation, which allows embodying the formed musical image in the real choral sound.
It was found that the conductor’s professional qualities are based on the conductor’s individual style or his “creative method”. It is established that the emotional sphere of the conductor is the result of a combination of qualities that will allow the conductor and the choir to demonstrate a bright and convincing revelation of the originality of texture, expressive timbre colors of numerous choral scores, and a rich palette of nuances.
Bondarenko, A. V. (2013). Formuvannia dyryhentskykh pryiomiv u maibutnikh uchyteliv muzyky v protsesi profesiinoi pidhotovky [Formation of conducting techniques in future music teachers in the process of professional training]. Naukovi zapysky Ternopilskoho natsionalnoho universytetu imeni Volodymyra Hnatiuka. Seriia: Pedahohika [Scientific notes of Ternopil National University named after Volodymyr Hnatyuk. Series: Pedagogy], (4), 127-131.
Doroniuk, V. D. (2004). Kurs tekhnika dyryhuvannia dlia vykladachiv i studentiv vyshchykh navchalnykh zakladiv i vchyteliv shkil riznykh typiv [Conducting course for teachers and students of higher educational institutions and teachers of different types of schools]. Ivano-Frankivsk.
Erzhemsky, G. L. (1993). Zakonomernosti i paradoksy dirizhirovanija [Regularities and paradoxes of conducting]. Sankt-Peterburg: Fort.
Hrum-Hrzhimailo, T.N. (1973). Ob iskusstve dirizhera [On the art of the conductor]. Knowledge.
Judin, G. J. (1977). Za gran'ju proshlyh dnej: Iz vospominanij dirizhera [Beyond the past days: From the memories of the conductor]. Music
Kofman, R. I. (1986). Vykhovannia dyryhenta: psykholohichni osoblyvosti [Vikhovannya of the conductor: psychological specialties.]. Muzychna Ukraina.
Kofman, R. I. (2009). Dirizher i orkestr ili sto nenuzhnyh sovetov molodym dirizheram [Conductor and orchestra, or a hundred unnecessary tips for young conductors.]. Abris
Kozyr, A. V. (2008). Profesiina maisternist uchyteliv muzyky: teoriia i praktyka formuvannia v systemi bahatorivnevoi osvity: monohrafiia [Professional skill of music teachers: theory and practice of formation in the system of multilevel education: monograph.]. NPU imeni M. Drahomanova.
Makarenko, H. H. (2005). Tvorchist dyryhenta: Estetyko-mystetstvoznavchi vymiry [Creativity of the conductor: Aesthetic and art dimensions]. Fakt.
Mihajlov, M. K. (1966). O ponjatii stilja v muzyke [About the concept of style in music]. Voprosy teorii i jestetiki muzyki [Questions of theory and aesthetics of music], (4), 15-26.
Pliachenko, T. M. (2010). Pidhotovka maibutnoho vchytelia muzyky do roboty z uchnivskymy orkestramy ta instrumentalnymy ansambliamy: monohrafiia [Preparation of a Maybut music reader to robotics with academic orchestras and instrumental ensembles: monograph]. Imeks – LTD
Rozhok, V. I. (1994). Stefan Turchak: dyryhent, mytets, hromadianyn [Stefan Turchak: conductor, artist, citizen]. Kharkiv City Printing House.
Sapozhnikova, L. D. (2007). Artistizm lichnosti kak vazhnyj komponent v strukture professional'no znachimyh kachestv dirizhera [Personality artistry as an important component in the structure of professionally significant qualities of a conductor]. Gedevanovskie chtenija [Gedevan readings]. Moscow, 41-47.
Smirnova, T. A. (2003). Teoretychni ta metodychni zasady dyryhentsko-khorovoi osvity u vyshchykh navchalnykh zakladakh : dys. ... d-ra ped. nauk : 13.00.04. [Theoretical and methodical bases of conducting and choral education in higher educational institutions: dis. Dr. Ped. Science: 13.00.04.]. Kyiv: Institute of Pedagogy and Psychology of Vocational Eduction of the Academy of Pedagogical Sciences of Ukraine.
Sohor, A. (1965). Stil', metod, napravlenie (k opredeleniju ponjatij) [Style, method, direction (to the definition of concepts)]. Voprosy teorii i jestetiki muzyki [Questions of music theory and aesthetics], (4), 3-30.
Zhivov, V. L. (1987). Ispolnitel'skij analiz horovogo proizvedenija [Performing analysis of a choral work]. Muzyka.
Copyright (c) 2021 LUMEN Proceedings
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.
Selection and peer-review under responsibility of the Organizing Committee of the conference.
This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 4.0 Unported License, permitting all non-commercial use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited