Seminar in Instrumental Conducting (MUS 438.3)

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A study of the fundamentals of conducting a wind ensemble, to develop psycho-motor and score-reading skills, and to expand repertoires of gestures for large and small ensembles. This course deals with methods of studying instrumental curricula, selecting repertoire, analysis, planning lessons, programming, teaching musical literacy, and evaluation. Examination of materials and resources is included, as is a review of the characteristics of successful secondary school instrumental music programs.


MUS 325 or permission of the department.

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