Feb 16, 2020  
2018-19 Graduate Bulletin 
    
2018-19 Graduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED]

Music, Conducting Track: Band, Choral or Orchestral Concentration, M.M.


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The conducting track in the Master of Music is designed to provide intense training for students interested in attaining professional-level skills and background in the art of conducting. There are three concentrations in the conducting degree: choral, band and orchestral. Students entering these programs should have substantial undergraduate training in conducting.

Requirements (11 hours)


In addition to meeting general degree requirements shown elsewhere in this bulletin, a music major must complete the following school requirements:

Theory


All graduate students must take the graduate placement exam in music theory before registering for their first term of classes. Students who pass are eligible to register for graduate-level theory coursework. Students who do not pass the placement exam must enroll in MTC 401 - Theory Review and successfully complete the course with at least a B before registering in graduate-level theory courses.

Students are encouraged to enroll in MTC 561 - Introduction to Graduate Music Theory  as early as possible in their course of study, preferably as their first theory course. MTC 561 is a prerequisite to MTC 565 - Schenkerian Theory .

All students take:

and 2 hours from the following:


Music History/Literature


All graduate students must take the graduate placement exam in music history before registering for their first term of classes. Students who pass are eligible to register for graduate-level history coursework. Students who do not pass the placement exam must complete prescribed remediation assignments before registering for graduate-level history courses, with the exception of MHL 531 - Music Bibliography .

Students are encouraged to enroll in MHL 531 as early as possible in their course of study. MHL 531 must be taken prior to or concurrently with a student’s enrollment in other music history courses.

All students take:

Concentration Requirements


(36 hour program)

Ensemble or applied (2) from:


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