Sep 23, 2023  
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MUS 541 - Advanced Conducting

Emphasis upon the conducting of advanced literature in the major performance media. May be repeated for credit.

Prerequisite: MUS 342.


Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Demonstrate basic conducting skills including basic beat patterns, expressive conducting, preparation, releases, cuing, fermatas, asymmetric beat patterns, phrasing, tempo changes, dynamics, and articulation
  • Read basic clefs including treble, soprano, alto, tenor, and bass clefs
  • Read basic orchestral instrument transpositions including B-flat, E-flat, F, A, and G
  • Be able to critically examine other conductors
  • Articulate issues that relate to orchestral conducting including: programming, ear training, rehearsal technique, budget management, and string bowing
  • Demonstrate knowledge of standard orchestral repertoire

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