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  Jul 24, 2017
 
Lee University Catalog 2014-2015 [Archived Catalog]

Master of Music - Conducting (Choral & Wind) (MUSCO.MM)


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Statement of Purpose

The Master of Music in Conducting is designed to provide the development of performance skills in the conducting studio and ensemble, in pedagogical experiences and in exposure to a breadth of literature. 

Program Outcome

Upon completion of the Master of Music in Conducting degree program, the individual should possess the following qualities, abilities and skills:

 

1.      The ability to prepare musical experiences/performances that are informed by an understanding of historical performance practice and advanced musical analysis, and frame the results in a scholarly manner.

2.      The ability to articulate a Christian worldview of music and the arts.

3.      The ability to perform as a conductor and rehearsal technician with distinctive skill including advanced aural skills in addressing intonation, balance, and color.

4.      Mastery of vocal or instrumental competency that informs the process of efficient rehearsal and superior performance.

5.      Extensive grasp of literature in the student’s medium sufficient for initial performance needs, and the ability to find and identify literature for upper-level performing ensembles.

6.      Working knowledge of music technology, and current trends and issues in conducting.

 

PROGRAM OF STUDY

 

Master of Music - Conducting (Choral)


Choral Conducting Studies


Required


Options


 Instrumental Conducting Component (one of either) Credit Hours: 2 hrs.

Subtotal Music Core Requirements: 13 hours


Advanced Technical Music Studies


Topics include but are not limited to the following:


Major Choral Works
Choral Music After 1900                    
Bach’s Choral Works                    
Choral Music of the Renaissance                    
Dramatic Choral Music/Opera & Oratorio

Subtotal Advance Technical Requirements: 14 hours


Music Electives


Total Hours in Program: 34 hours


Master of Music - Conducting (Wind)


Wind Conducting Studies


Required


Subtotal Music Core Requirements: 13 hours


Advanced Technical Music Studies


Topics include but are not limited to the following:


Wind Band Music 1900 to 1960

Wind Band Music 1960 to Present

Literature for High School Bands

March Music for Wind Band

American Wind Band History

20th Century Compositional Techniques and Notation

 

Subtotal Advance Technical Requirements: 14 hours


Music Electives


Total Hours in Program: 34 hours


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