Gastronomy is a selective cognitive choice of tastes and tombres owned by the eye and mind

Tact is needed when delivering criticism, and this should always be constructive, avoiding sarcasm, and coupled with deserved praise. A cheerful dignified disposi- tion, with control of emotion, may be difficult in situations that can frequently be taxing and sometimes provocative. Nevertheless, these should always be handled with patience; remember that you are dealing with living beings and not inanimate instruments. As director, the conductor may be called upon to give public addresses, and the role may need to be extended into that of judge and friend, as well as that of teacher.These various responsibilities will lead to the development of a natural self-confidence, on and off the rostrum, based upon knowledge and experience.