Jack Feierman Master Class (on conducting) – May 21, 2011

Moderated by Duane Tatro

Either as a musical conductor for Johnny Mathis, Andy Williams, Sergio Mendes, Joe Feliciano, The Osmonds, The Lennon Sisters, Frank Sinatra, Natalie Cole, Paul Anka, among others, or playing trumpet with such outstanding bands as Billy May, Stan Kenton, Woody Herman or Count Basie, Jack Feierman has an extraordinary, lifelong musical experience.

After 40 years of conducting, which include symphony orchestras in Pittsburgh, Denver, Dallas, Utah, Minnesota, Tulsa, New Orleans, Canton, Atlanta, Carnegie Hall, Madison Square Garden, Melbourne, Australia, and in Florida, his background in music is beyond impressive. In addition, the Frank Sinatra Diamond Jubilee, World Tours with Steve Lawrence and Eydie Gorme, and command performances for the Royal Family of England and at the Ford Theatre in Washington, D.C. for President and Mrs. Reagan were among the high points of his career.

TV performances include the NBC Orchestra, Elvis, Charlie’s Angels, Any Williams, Dean Martin, Phyllis Diller, Barney Miller, Starsky & Hutch and award shows for Emmy, Grammy and Golden Globe.

Since receiving his Bachelor of Arts Degree with a Major in Music Education, as well as extensive private study of Orchestral Conducting Techniques with Richard E. Duncan of New York’s Eastman School of Music, Mr. Feierman has been a teacher of Conducting Techniques since 1972 at the Grove School of Music and the University of California in Los Angeles, California. Jack Feierman has conducted and/or performed with every size orchestra from swing bands to symphonies.