Proskurnya, Oleg

Dr. Proskurnya was an Assistant Professor of Music and the Director of Symphony and Chamber Orchestras at Texas A&M University, Kingsville. He received his doctorate in Orchestral Conducting from the University of South Carolina. Maestro Proskurnya has taught master classes in the United States, Italy, Spain, Russian Federation and Taiwan. He has performed throughout Canada, Greece, Finland, Italy, Poland, Spain, Sweden, Taiwan, Russian Federation and United States as a guest conductor, violist and violinist.

Inner-Impulses and Gestures of Orchestral Conducting: The Psycho-Physical Function of Musical Leadership
2011 0-7734-1509-2
The author analyzes the phenomenon of the temporal interval (or time-lag) between a conductor’s action and appearance of the sound. The temperal internal is either ignored or only vaguely recognized by the generally accepted conducting methods.

Techniques of Orchestral Conducting by Ilia Musin
2014 0-7734-0051-6
The best English translation of the conducting methodology of Professor Ilia Musin, the creator of the “Leningrad/St. Petersburg school of conducting. Musin was an internationally known innovator in advanced conducting techniques. This book makes available, for the first time, to English-speaking conducting students, pedagogues, and professional conductors, access to Ilia Musin’s legacy. It is a paragon in the fundamental analyses of the advanced techniques of the art of conducting. A must have book for anyone in this specialized field.