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Britten

I really surprised myself this week in conducting. I think that although I am invested, the best thing for me to do is not agonize about it and think about other things before I get on the podium. At this point in my conducting career, I can't get on the podium without worry. Its just my personality. I think the fact that I didn't obsess about it, made me relax and just do my best. I was surprised with the ease in which I changed meter. I think that the comment about creating a larger 3 will really help a lot. Going back and practicing it, I realized that it creates an ease in consistent tempo. Also, thinking about a smaller face really seemed to make a more dramatic difference when I really wanted it. I think these are two good things for me to continue thinking about.