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2022-2023 University Catalog
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major: Music Performance

Degree: Master of Music Concentration: Conducting 2022-2023

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Students specializing in Choral Conducting should take the following Applied Courses:

  • In Term 1, MUG 6206 (Applied Choral Conducting)
  • In Terms 2 and 3 - MUG 6206 (Applied Choral Conducting) or MUG 6306 (Applied Instrumental Conducting) or any 6000-level Applied Instrument
  • Large Ensembles: MUN 6315 (Graduate Choral Ensemble) or MUN 6345 (Graduate Chamber Singers) or MUN 6007 (Graduate Chorale)
  • Literature Course: MUL 6645 (Choral Literature)
  • Conducting & Lit. Seminar: MUG 6256 (Choral Conducting and Literature Seminar)
  • Any elective courses MUST be chosen in consultation with the student's applied teacher.
Students specializing in Instrumental Conducting should take the following Applied Courses:
  • In Term 1 -MUG6306 (Applied Instrumental Conducting)
  • In Terms 2 and 3 - MUG6306 (Applied Instrumental Conducting) or MUG 6206 (Applied Choral Conducting) or any 6000-level Applied Instrument
  • Large Ensembles: MUN 6215 (Orchestra) or MUN 6145 (Wind Symphony)
  • Literature Course: MUL 5567 (Instrumental Literature)
  • Conducting & Lit Seminar: MUG 6356 (Instrumental Conducting and Literature Seminar)
  • Any elective courses MUST be chosen in consultation with student's applied teacher

Term One (9 credits)

MUS5711 Bibliography (3 Credits)

SELECT 1 CONDUCTING COURSE:
MUG 6205 Advanced Choral Conducting (2 credits)
MUG 6305 Advanced Instrumental Conducting (2 credits)

SELECT ONE APPLIED COURSE:
MUG 6206 Applied Choral Conducting (2 credits)
MUG 6306 Applied Instrumental Conducting (2 Credits)
Any 6000-level Applied Instrument (2 Credits)

SELECT A LARGE ENSEMBLE:
MUN 6315 Graduate Choral Ensemble (1 credit)
MUN 6345 Graduate Chamber Singers (1 credit)
MUN 6007 Graduate Chorale (1 credit)
MUN 6215 Orchestra (1 credit)
MUN 6145 Wind Symphony (1 credit)

ELECTIVES (1 Credit):

Choose any 5000 or 6000 course with any of the following prefixes: MUC, MUS, MUT, MUN, MUE, MUO, MUH, MUM, MVB, MVJ, MVK, MVS, MVV, MVW

Term Two (9 credits)

SELECT 1 LITERATURE COURSE:
MUL 6645 Choral Literature (3 credits)
MUL 5567 Instrumental Literature (3 credits)

SELECT 1 MUSIC HISTORY/THEORY COURSE:
MUH 6684 Perspectives in Music History (3 credits)
MUT 6761 Perspectives in Music Theory (3 credits)

SELECT 1 APPLIED COURSE:
MUG 6206 Applied Choral Conducting (2 credits)
MUG 6306 Applied Instrumental Conducting (2 Credits)
Any 6000-level Applied Instrument (2 Credits)

SELECT A LARGE ENSEMBLE:
MUN 6315 Graduate Choral Ensemble (1 credit)
MUN 6345 Graduate Chamber Singers (1 credit)
MUN 6007 Graduate Chorale (1 credit)
MUN 6215 Orchestra (1 credit)
MUN 6145 Wind Symphony (1 credit)

Term Three (9 credits)

SELECT 1 CONDUCTING COURSE:
MUG 6205 Advanced Choral Conducting (2 Credits)
MUG 6305 Advanced Instrumental Conducting (2 Credits)

SELECT 1 APPLIED COURSE:
MUG 6206 Applied Choral Conducting (2 credits)
MUG 6306 Applied Instrumental Conducting (2 Credits)
Any 6000-level Applied Instrument (2 Credits)

SELECT A LARGE ENSEMBLE:
MUN 6315 Graduate Choral Ensemble (1 credit)
MUN 6345 Graduate Chamber Singers (1 credit)
MUN 6007 Graduate Chorale (1 credit)
MUN 6215 Orchestra (1 credit)
MUN 6145 Wind Symphony (1 credit)

ELECTIVE CREDIT (4 CREDITS):

Choose any 5000 or 6000 level course(s) with any of the following prefixes: MUC, MUS, MUT, MUN, MUE, MUG, MUO, MUH, MUM, MVB, MVJ, MVK, MVS, MVV, MVW

Term Four (9 credits)

SELECT 1 MUSIC HISTORY/THEORY COURSE:
MUH 6684 Perspectives in Music History (3 credits)
MUT 6761 Perspectives in Music Theory (3 Credits)

SELECT 1 CONDUCTING & LITERATURE SEMINAR:
MUG 6356 Instrumental Conducting and Literature Seminar (2 credits)
MUG 6256 Choral Conducting and Literature Seminar (2 credits)

SELECT A LARGE ENSEMBLE:
MUN 6315 Graduate Choral Ensemble (1 credit)
MUN 6345 Graduate Chamber Singers (1 credit)
MUN 6007 Graduate Chorale (1 credit)
MUN 6215 Orchestra (1 credit)
MUN 6145 Wind Symphony (1 credit)

MUG6954 Grad Cond Lecture Recital (2 Credits)
MUS6960 Comprehensive Oral Examination (0 Credits)

ELECTIVES Select 1 credit of electives:

Choose any 5000 or 6000 level course with any of the following prefixes: MUC, MUS, MUT, MUN, MUE, MUO, MUH, MUM, MVB, MVJ, MVK, MVS, MVV, MVW