MUSI 270 introduction to Conducting

This course is a study of practical music conducting including precise beat patterns for simple, compound and irregular meters, preparatory beats, cueing, cut-offs, articulations and other related subjects. The objective of the course is to enable the student to effectively lead a choral or instrumental musical ensemble. While this course may be taken by music majors, it is not intended to fulfill the upper division conducting requirement that music majors need to complete at most four year schools. A thorough understanding of rhythm and rhythmic notation is required.

Credits

2.00 Credits

MUSI 270introduction to Conducting

Please note: This is not a course syllabus. A course syllabus is unique to a particular section of a course by instructor. This curriculum guide provides general information about a course.

I. General Information

Department

II. Course Specification

Credit Hours Narrative

2.00 Credits

III. Catalog Course Description

This course is a study of practical music conducting including precise beat patterns for simple, compound and irregular meters, preparatory beats, cueing, cut-offs, articulations and other related subjects. The objective of the course is to enable the student to effectively lead a choral or instrumental musical ensemble. While this course may be taken by music majors, it is not intended to fulfill the upper division conducting requirement that music majors need to complete at most four year schools. A thorough understanding of rhythm and rhythmic notation is required.

IV. Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, a student will be able to:

V. Topical Outline (Course Content)

VI. Delivery Methodologies