Curriculum

Curriculum List for M.M. in conducting

INSTRUMENTAL TRACK – Wind Band (30 credits)

Core Classes (9 credits)
MUMH 505: Research Methods and Materials (3)
MUTH 501: Analytical Studies for Conductors (3)
MUAP 504: Advanced Conducting Project (3)

Track: Instrumental – Wind Band (21 credits)
MUAP 501: Applied Wind Conducting (3)
MUSI 501: Wind Conductors Symposium (3)
MUED 501: Woodwind Pedagogy (3)
MUED 502: Brass Pedagogy (3)
MUED 505: Percussion Pedagogy (3)
MUMH 501: Wind Literature (3)
MUMH 504: Topics in Music History and Literature: Wind (3)

INSTRUMENTAL TRACK – Orchestral (30 credits)

Core Classes (9 credits)
MUMH 505: Research Methods and Materials (3)
MUTH 501: Analytical Studies for Conductors (3)
MUAP 504: Advanced Conducting Project (3)

Track: Instrumental - Orchestral (21 credits)
MUAP 503: Applied Orchestral Conducting (3)
MUSI 503: Orchestral Conductors Symposium (3)
MUED 503: High String Pedagogy (3)
MUED 504: Low String Pedagogy (3)

One of the Following: (3 credits)
MUED 501
: Woodwind Pedagogy (3)
MUED 502
: Brass Pedagogy (3)
MUED 505
: Percussion Pedagogy (3)

Two of the Following: (6 credits)
MUSI 521: Chamber Music Workshop: Strings and Piano (3)
MUMH 503: Orchestral Literature (3)
MUMH 504: Topics in Music History and Literature: Wind (3)

MUMH 506
: Topics in Music History and Literature: Choral (3)

CHORAL TRACK (30 credits)

Core Classes (9 credits)
MUMH 505: Research Methods and Materials (3)
MUTH 501: Analytical Studies for Conductors (3)
MUAP 504: Advanced Conducting Project (3)

Track: Choral (21 Credits)
MUAP 502: Applied Choral Conducting (3)
MUSI 502: Choral Conductors Symposium (3)
MUSI 511: Vocal Pedagogy for the Choral Director (3)
MUSI 512: Latin and Italian Diction (3)
MUSI 513: French and German Diction (3)

Two of the Following: (6 credits)
MUMH 501: Wind Literature (3)
MUMH 502: Choral Literature (3)
MUMH 503: Orchestral Literature (3)
MUMH 506: Topics in Music History and Literature: Choral (3)
MUSI 521: Chamber Music Workshop: Strings and Piano (3)

Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies in Conducting (15 Credits)

The Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies in Conducting consists of 15 master’s level credits chosen from the curriculum of the Master of Music in Conducting.  Designed specifically for music educators who have already earned/completed their master’s degree, this course of study provides for the further advancement of conducting and pedagogy skills.  The certificate can be completed in 1 year by a combination of on-campus intensive courses and online courses.

Curriculum List for CAGS in Conducting

CAGS: WIND TRACK (15 credits)

Choose one of the following options (9 credits):
Option One

MUAP 501: Applied Wind Conducting (3)
MUAP 505: Applied Conducting II (3)
MUSI 501: Wind Conductor's Symposium (3)

OR

Option Two
MUAP 501: Applied Wind Conducting (3)
MUSI 501: Wind Conductor's Symposium (3)
MUSI 504: Conductor's Symposium II (3)

Choose 2 courses from the following options (6 credits):
MUED 501: Woodwind Pedagogy (3)
MUED 502: Brass Pedagogy  (3)
MUED 505: Percussion Pedagogy (3)
MUED 503: High String Pedagogy (3)
MUED 504: Low String Pedagogy  (3)
MUMH 501: Wind Literature (3)
MUMH 504: Topics in Music History and Literature: Wind (3)

CAGS: CHORAL TRACK (15 credits)

Choose one of the following options (9 credits):
Option One
MUAP 502: Applied Choral Conducting (3)
MUAP 505: Applied Conducting II (3)
MUSI 502: Choral Conductor's Symposium (3)

OR

Option Two
MUAP 502: Applied Choral Conducting (3)
MUSI 502: Choral Conductor's Symposium (3)
MUSI 504: Conductor's Symposium II (3)

Choose 2 courses from the following options (6 credits):
MUSI 511: Vocal Pedagogy for the Choral Director (3)
MUSI 512: Latin and Italian Diction (3)
MUSI 513: French and German Diction (3)
MUMH 502: Choral Literature (3)
MUMH 506: Topics in Music History and Literature: Choral (3)

CAGS: ORCHESTRAL TRACK (15 credits)

Choose one of the following options (9 credits):
Option One

MUAP 503: Applied Orchestral Conducting (3)
MUAP 505: Applied Conducting II (3)
MUSI 503: Orchestral Conductor's Symposium (3)

OR

Option Two
MUAP 503: Applied Orchestral Conducting (3)
MUSI 503: Orchestral Conductor's Symposium (3)
MUSI 504: Conductor's Symposium II (3)

Choose 2 courses from the following options (6 credits):
MUED 503: High String Pedagogy (3)
MUED 504: Low String Pedagogy  (3)
MUED 501: Woodwind Pedagogy (3)
MUED 502: Brass Pedagogy  (3)
MUED 505: Percussion Pedagogy (3)
MUMH 503: Orchestral Literature (3)

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