Brian Current: How To Be While In Rehearsal

BRIAN CURRENT: How To Be While In Rehearsal: “Speak the language of music when providing feedback. I’ve found that many composers want to poetically convey the feeling of a passage when it would be better to give musical details. For example: ‘pianissimo instead of mezzo piano at measure forty eight.’ Talk in terms of dynamics, articulations, tempos, sul pont vs sul tasto, accidentals, and so on. Speaking poetically about the piece as a whole is a great inspirational strategy, but in fixing individual moments, try to offer the musical specifics.

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