Course Schedule

The M.M. in conducting program offers courses in two different formats:

  • One-week intensive courses held on campus
  • Sixteen-week courses conducted entirely online

 Messiah College graduate programs follow a three-semester calendar: summer, fall and spring.

Academic Year 2013 – 2014

FALL SEMESTER 2013

August 25 - December 21, 2013
(Online Courses)

  • MUMH 501 Wind Literature
  • MUMH 502 Choral Literature
  • MUMH 505 Research Methods & Materials
  • MUAP 501, 502, 503 Applied Conducting Lessons (Wind, Choral, Orchestral)
  • MUAP 504 Advanced Conducting Project (Wind, Choral, Orchestral)

SPRING SEMESTER 2014

January 12 - May 10, 2014
(Online Courses)

  • MUMH 501 Analytical Studies for Conductors
  • MUMH 504 Topics in Music History and Literature (Wind)
  • MUMH 506 Topics in Music History and Literature (Choral)
  • MUMH 503 Orchestral Literature
  • MUAP 501, 502, 503 Applied Conducting Lessons (Wind, Choral, Orchestral)
  • MUAP 504 Advanced Conducting Project (Wind, Choral, Orchestral)

SUMMER SEMESTER 2014
(On campus, intensive courses)

  • MUSI 513 Diction II (French & German) (June 23-28, 2014)(6-day class)
  • MUED 502 Brass Pedagogy (July 7-11, 2014)
  • MUSI 503 Orchestral Conductors Symposium (July 7-11, 2014)
  • MUSI 501 Wind Conductors Symposium (July 14-18, 2014)
  • MUSI 511 Vocal Pedagogy (July 14-18, 2014)
  • MUED 504 Low String Pedagogy (July 14-18, 2014)
  • MUSI 502 Choral Conductors Symposium (July 21-25, 2014) (Class meets from 9:00 am - 8:00 pm) 
  • MUED 502 Brass Pedagogy (July 21-25, 2014)
  • MUSI 521 Chamber Music Workshop (July 27 - August 3, 2014)

Academic Year 2014 – 2015

FALL SEMESTER 2014

August 24 - December 20, 2014
(Online Courses)

  • MUMH 501 Wind Literature
  • MUMH 502 Choral Literature
  • MUMH 503 Orchestral Literature 
  • MUMH 505 Research Methods & Materials
  • MUTH 501 Analytcal Studies for Conductors 
  • MUAP 501, 502, 503 Applied Conducting Lessons (Wind, Choral, Orchestral)
  • MUAP 504 Advanced Conducting Project (Wind, Choral, Orchestral)

SPRING SEMESTER 2015

January 11 - May 9, 2015
(Online Courses)

  • MUTH 501 Analytical Studies for Conductors
  • MUMH 505 Research Methods & Materials
  • MUMH 504 Topics in Music History and Literature (Wind)
  • MUMH 506 Topics in Music History and Literature (Choral)
  • MUAP 501, 502, 503 Applied Conducting Lessons (Wind, Choral, Orchestral)
  • MUAP 504 Advanced Conducting Project (Wind, Choral, Orchestral)

SUMMER SEMESTER 2015
(On campus, intensive courses)

  • MUSI 512 Diction I, Latin and Italian Diction (July 6-10, 2015)
  • MUED 505 Percussion Pedagogy (July 6-10, 2015)
  • MUSI 501 Wind Conductors Symposium (July 13-17, 2015)
  • MUED 505 Percussion Pedagogy (July 20-24, 2015)
  • MUSI 521 Chamber Music Workshop (TBA) 

Academic Year 2015 – 2016

FALL SEMESTER 2015

August 23 - December 19, 2015
(Online Courses)

  • MUMH 501 Wind Literature
  • MUMH 502 Choral Literature
  • MUMH 505 Research Methods & Materials
  • MUTH 501 Analytical Studies for Conductors
  • MUAP 501, 502, 503 Applied Conducting Lessons (Wind, Choral, Orchestral)
  • MUAP 504 Advanced Conducting Project (Wind, Choral, Orchestral)

SPRING SEMESTER 2016

January 10 - May 7, 2016
(Online Courses)

  • MUMH 501 Analytical Studies for Conductors
  • MUMH 505 Research Methods and Materials 
  • MUMH 504 Topics in Music History and Literature (Wind)
  • MUMH 506 Topics in Music History and Literature (Choral)
  • MUAP 501, 502, 503 Applied Conducting Lessons (Wind, Choral, Orchestral)
  • MUAP 504 Advanced Conducting Project (Wind, Choral, Orchestral)

SUMMER SEMESTER 2016
(On campus, intensive courses)

  • MUED 501 Woodwind Pedagogy
  • MUED 503 High String Pedagogy 
  • MUSI 501 Wind Conductors Symposium
  • MUSI 502 Choral Conductors Symposium
  • MUSI 503 Orchestral Conductors Symposium 
  • MUSI 513 Diction II (French & German)
  • MUSI 521 Chamber Music Workshop
What our students have to say

Conducting graduates share their experiences with Messiah's on-campus summer intensive courses.

High Center Facilities Graphic

Messiah's conducting students take on-campus coursework in the new state-of-the-art High Center.