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Benjamin Harper is Director of Bands and Assistant Professor of Music at Valdosta State University, where he conducts the Wind Ensemble, directs the graduate program in wind conducting, and guides all aspects of the university band program. More…

Wind Conducting at VSU

Valdosta State University offers a highly competitive Master of Music in wind conducting program, giving students opportunities to conduct a broad range of ensembles in preparation for a professional conducting career. The art of conducting will be examined from the perspective of gesture, movement, score study, aural skills, and rehearsal technique. Significant attention is given to contemporary music and the development of the wind band as a serious artistic medium.

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