|COURSE NUMBER:||MUSI 331|
|COURSE TITLE:||Choral Conducting II|
|NAME OF INSTRUCTOR:||Dr Evelyn Grieger|
|CREDIT WEIGHT AND WEEKLY TIME DISTRIBUTION:||credits 3(hrs lect 3 - hrs sem 0 - hrs lab 0)|
|COURSE DESCRIPTION:||Advanced choral conducting techniques, choral practicum
literature. It is required of all senior students in the Diploma of
Church Music program.
Students with credit in MUSI 285 cannot receive credit in MUSI 331.
Prerequisites: MUSI 330
|REQUIRED TEXTS:||Cairns, Debra. Elements of Conducting, An Instructional Manual.
McKelvy, James. Music for Conducting Class, 2nd edition.
|MARK DISTRIBUTION IN PERCENT:||
|COURSE OBJECTIVES:||The course is designed to develop more advanced conducting techniques (asymmetric, compound and alternating meters, increased independence of hands, and more advanced articulatory and expressive gestures), to continue to develop score analysis techniques, rehearsal methods and criteria for selecting repertoire. The basics of vocal production will be introduced, along with the topic of choral diction, and students will continue developing the listening skills necessary in evaluating and instructing a choral ensemble through practical experience.|
Required texts, assignments, and grade distributions may vary from one offering of this course to the next. Please consult the course instructor for up to date details.
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