Navarro Lara is a conductor of international stature.
He is the author of a book, entitled "Nueva
Técnica de Dirección de Orquesta y Opera" (New
Orchestra and Opera Conducting Technique), which has
been used at more than 8 international universities.
He is currently Chief Conductor of the RUSSIAN
INTERNATIONAL CHAMBER ORCHESTRA (Resident in Spain
since 1997) He serves as Main Hochschule Professor of
Opera and Orchestra Conducting in the Music
Highschool of Seville, and is the Music Director of
the "Joaquín Villatoro" Music Foundation
in Córdoba (Spain). For more information, please
see Maestro Lara's resume.
How To Participate
Lessons are based on a
progressive series of readings that are published on
the World Wide Web by WholeARTS. These readings,
complete with photographic illustrations, introduce
and elaborate on fundamental matters of conducting
practice and technique. After studying the reading,
the student completes the assigned exercises, and
sends them to Maestro Lara (by email or, or by postal
mail) for evaluation and comment. A video tape of
Maestro Lara's practical demonstrations is available
for study, and students may also send video tapes to
Maestro Lara for evaluation and comment.
is guided individually through the readings and
exercises according to individual needs and
Introductory Lesson introduces the Art of
Conducting with respect to general principles. It
then presents basic advice regarding the physical
posture of the conductor on the podium, and the
preferred method of holding the baton.
Students should read
the Introductory Lesson and complete the associated
exercises as part of enrollng in this course. There
is no fee for this first lesson. When you have
completed the exercises, send your work, and any
additional questions you may have, by email or by fax
to WholeARTS. Then, complete the Conservatory
Registration Form. The return of your exercises
with comment and evaluation is confirmation of your
registration. You will then be given the URL (Web
address) of your next lesson and its associated
|You may pay for each lesson individually,
or in advance for a full course of 10 lessons at each
successive level of study. Each lesson after the
Introductory Lesson is $35, or $300 if you pay the
full amount in advance. Your credit card information
is entered on our Secure Conservatory Registration
Form. You pay only for the lessons that you order.
Go now to the Introductory
P.O. Box 2963, Stateline, NV 89449
Telephone: (775) 588-1329
FAX: (801) 912-1241
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