Anyone Can Conduct, Right? Punk Rocker Leads Royal Philharmonic

A British TV show called “Faking It” picked a punk rocker out of a pub and spent four weeks teaching him how to conduct a symphony orchestra – the Royal Philharmonic. “His first hurdle was learning to read music: ‘I didn’t do that well at school. So at first I just saw little black dots. The experts said, ‘There’s no right way to conduct but there’s a wrong way.’ I found it incredibly confusing.”