About Engaging the Concert Audience:
Connect with audiences like never before! In this lesson, you will learn six keys for effective audience engagement and community outreach. By applying these practical strategies, you will empower your audiences and students to connect emotionally and listen actively. Developed and refined during his seventeen years as a New York Philharmonic Teaching Artist and his fourteen years coaching Juilliard Morse Teaching Artist Fellows, Dr. Wallace’s approach can be adapted effectively for any genre, ensemble, and audience demographic.
Learn how to:
(1) Find entry points for connecting your listeners to the music.
(2) Get your audiences singing, clapping rhythms, improvising, and more.
(3) Plan and script your own interactive concerts.
Recommended reading: Dr. Wallace’s Berklee Press Book, Engaging the Concert Audience: A Musician’s Guide to Interactive Performance.
Dr. David “Doc” Wallace
Dr. David Wallace is a fiercely eclectic musician, award-winning composer, and master teaching artist who currently serves as Chair of the String Department of Berklee College of Music. Read More About Dr.→