“The classical pianist Artur Schnabel said, “I don’t think I handle the notes much differently from other pianists. But the pauses between the notes – ah, there is where the artistry lies!!”
In this episode, Jon Duncan shares his passion for rapport-building with his choirs, by taking time “between the music” to make his rehearsal room a safe place for personal expression.
Jon Duncan is the choir director at Shawnee Mission South High School in Overland Park, KS. He previously taught at the SMS feeder, Indian Woods Middle School, and also at Hocker Grove Middle School. Jon is an active choral performer in the Kansas City area as a founding member of Kantorei KC and a member of Te Deum Chamber Choir. When he isn’t singing or teaching, Jon enjoys cooking and skydiving.