play or conduct ? As a player and conductor i am finding it ever more difficult to give full commitment to both positions. Both of the bands i am involved with are ever improving, and i now feel that one should take priority of my available time. I would like to develop more as a conductor, but still enjoy playing. However continous clashes mean that i am having to be less than truthfull in stating my wherabouts and absences. Do conductors become ex-players or can both be accomplished to the satisfaction of all parties ?