Sunday, October 21, 2012 – 1:00pm
With the enormous amount of music available on the Internet, it might seem like it would be easy to find vivid, inspiring, memorable music for class and other dance uses…except it’s not. Join veteran musician and dance accompanist Lee Clark for an interactive session and conversation surrounding an array of music-related subjects. He will share and show search methods and strategies and ways to make elusive music ideas more concrete. And for when you have the good fortune to have live music in class, he will offer useful fruitful ways to collaborate with an accompanist. Bring in a piece of music you have found useful in a dance teaching setting. Come dressed to move.
Lee Clark is well known to the Philadelphia dance community from his many years at the piano in dance studios. He is the Music Director of Philadanco and plays for dance classes at Temple University and University of the Arts. In addition to accompanying modern and ballet classes, he consults with choreographers and teaching artists on music questions. In addition to his work as a musician, he has been a producer for cable TV and children’s musical theater. At TAG Lee will share his insights and broad view of the issues and opportunities surrounding music and dance. Location: The Performance Garage1515 Brandywine StreetPhiladelphia 19130Phone: 215-546-2552See map: Google Maps