Favourite Conductor

Discussion in 'The Rehearsal Room' started by Bob Thompson, Nov 25, 2003.

  1. Bob Thompson

    Bob Thompson Member

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    Ok, we've had fav cornet, trombone etc.........waht about favourite conductor?

    Personally, there are a few, Eric Cunnigham, (of Every Ready, many moons ago. Is he still alive?), Walter Hargreaves, and Richard Evans.

    If this subject has been posted previously, I apologise and will have myself thrashed at dawn!
     
  2. Vickitorious

    Vickitorious Active Member

    My favourite conductors are:
    Dave Newman (My conductor)
    Paul McGrath
    Garry Cutt
    Richard Evans
    Elgar Howarth
    Frank Renton

    Those are my favourites because they're just really nice guys, and they're wicked to play under!
     
  3. shedophone

    shedophone Member

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    Band or in the world?
    Richard Evans is great, Nick Childs, Professor Dave King :wink:
    But overall the best conductors ive had must be Mark Elder and Franz Krager, amazing guys, completely different but the most musical people i've ever met...
     
  4. PeterBale

    PeterBale Moderator Staff Member

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  5. leisa

    leisa Active Member

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    ermmmm.......nick childs, david hirst, dave king!
     
  6. Seedhouse

    Seedhouse Active Member

    I really enjoyed playing under Bob Childs on the Swansea Summer school course. He's a great chap and really made sure that we enjoyed ourselves :wink:
     
  7. deave

    deave Member

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  8. The Cornet King

    The Cornet King Active Member

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    Yeh i played under David Hirst once, just for a concert and he was a really nice chap.
    Played under Geoff Whitham quite a few times and he comes out with some belting lines. A real comic and a brilliant conductor.

    My other fave's would have to be Dave King for sheer quality of musicianship he gets out of performances time and again and also Robert Childs again for the quality of the performance he can extract so consistently and also for the ease he makes conducting look :D
     
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