2023-2024 Catalog


MUS-286 Advanced Conducting

A course devoted to the study and application of advanced techniques in choral and instrumental conducting. The course will focus on that which is technically challenging for the conductor or that which requires an alternative conducting gesture. Literature chosen for in-class application and evaluation will include chant (non-metric), recitative, and other excerpts from works that utilize combined vocal and instrumental forces, and multimetric and polymetric music. Related topics will include core preparation and study, nontraditional notation, performance practice in various stylistic periods, rehearsal planning for large vocal and orchestral works, recruiting and administrative duties involved in a choral or instrumental music program. Prerequisite: MUS-285.




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