In Sound as Teacher, James Jordan shares a new perceptual pedagogy for training conductors, which he discovered while teaching at the Choral Institute at Oxford, a program he co-directs with British composer James Whitbourn. This book focuses on imageries to guide conductors into a more multi-dimensional hearing process. The text outlines the framework of JordanŒÍs teaching at the Choral Institute at Oxford. Sound as Teacher focuses on various independent but related paradigms for hearing ŒñintoŒî sound. The principles presented in this book are useful to all conductors and teachers, regardless of the level of the ensemble.