This course provides students with beginning conducting skills, incorporating in-class conducting experience and in-depth score study, with an emphasis on symphonic repertoire. Beginning skills include basic baton technique, standard beat patterns, indicating dynamics and articulations, cueing entrances, leadership skills, and more. Elements of score reading and score preparation and familiarity with orchestral instruments will also be addressed. Repertoire to include symphony orchestra works (and/or excerpts of works) from the classical and romantic periods.
ET-211 or ET-231
All except MTHE and MUED majors
All B.M. and P.D. students
Major Elective for
Fall, Spring, Summer