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Author Hagberg, Karen A., 1943-

Title Stage presence from head to toe : a manual for musicians / Karen A. Hagberg.

Published Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, [2003]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Southbank  781.43 HAGB    AVAILABLE
Physical description xiv, 109 pages ; 23 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Stage presence -- The soloist -- The page turner -- The small ensemble (no conductor) -- The large vocal ensemble -- The orchestra -- The conductor as leader -- On the day of the concert -- The stage and its furnishings -- Nonperforming personnel -- Auditions and competitions -- How to teach stage presence.
Summary Stage Presence From Head to Toe: A Manual for Musicians is the only resource of its kind: a practical, authoritative guide to accepted practices of stage presence for performing musicians. It answers the basic questions every musician has about a performance: how to prepare, how to dress, how to walk out on stage, how to bow, how to look confident and put your audience at ease, how to interact with other musicians on stage and with backstage personnel. The book discusses the specific needs of soloists and small and large ensembles, both instrumental and vocal. Includes illustrations, several helpful checklists and a comprehensive bibliography.
Subject Music -- Performance.
Concerts -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Concert etiquette.
ISBN 0810847779 (paperback: alk. paper)