Master of Music in Conducting

The Master of Music in Conducting prepares musicians for professional careers in the specialized and competitive field of conducting.

Comprehensive Master’s-Level Exit Exam (0 Units) 1
Core Courses12
Introduction to Graduate Research Methods
Advanced Analysis of Form and Style
Students will enroll in GMUS 501A or B depending upon diagnostic entrance exam results.
Seminar in Musicology: The Renaissance
Seminar in Musicology: The Baroque
Students will enroll in GMUS 502A or B depending upon diagnostic entrance exam results.
Seminar in Musicology: The Nineteenth Century
Seminar in Musicology: The Twentieth Century
Major Area (Choose Emphasis)18-20
Instrumental Emphasis 2
Advanced Orchestration
Conducting I (Choral)
Seminar A: Instrumental Conducting
Seminar B: Instrumental Conducting Literature
Seminar C: Instrumental Performance Practice and Rehearsal Techniques
Seminar D: Professional and Current Issues in Instrumental Conducting
Applied Conducting 2
Choral Emphasis 3
Advanced Choral Arranging
Conducting II (Instrumental)
Seminar A: Choral Conducting
Seminar B: Choral Conducting Literature
Seminar C: Choral Performance Practice and Rehearsal Techniques
Seminar D: Professional and Current Issues in Choral Conducting
Advanced Vocal Pedagogy
Applied Conducting 3
Ensemble 42
Ensemble
Graduate RecitalN/C
Electives 52
Total Units34-36