MUS 382 Fall 2014 Orchestral Conducting

This course will introduce and develop a broad range of subjects associated with conducting, including: leadership, rehearsal techniques, physical and aural skills, interpretation, performance practices, and programming. Related areas to be discussed include: balance, intonation, rhythm, articulation, bowings, and complex meters. Weekly conducting and score reading assignments will form the core of the workload. Larger projects may include conducting existing instrumental ensembles, and along with score reading, will be the basis of the midterm and final exams. This course includes instrument demos, conducting videos and a trip to audit a private Boston Symphony rehearsal at Symphony Hall in Boston.
Class Format: lecture/lab
Requirements/Evaluation: evaluation will be based on class participation, regular conducting assignments, midterm and final projects
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Prerequisites: membership in a Music Department ensemble preferred, permission of the instructor
Enrollment Preference: Music department ensemble members/upper classmen
Department Notes: MUS Group B Electives --classes 2015 and 2016
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Divisional Attributes: Division I
Other Attributes: MUS Group B Electives
Enrollment Limit: 6
Expected Enrollment: 2-4
Class Number: 1820
CLASSES ATTR INSTRUCTORS TIMES CLASS NUMBER
MUS 382 - 01 (F) SEM Orchestral Conducting Division 1: Languages and the Arts Ronald L. Feldman
TF 1:10 PM-2:25 PM Bernhard 28 1820
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