|This course may be repeated for credit.|
The theoretical portion of the course will highlight key events in historical development of orchestra and conducting. The practical portion will focus on aspects of basic baton technique, score study strategies, score analysis, rehearsal techniques, interpretation, style, and performance practice, all on examples from standard orchestral literature.
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|Course Format: Performance||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (MUSC)
||Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
Brock McElheran, Conducting Technique For Beginners and Professionals. Third Edition.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
Registration priority will be given to music majors; students from other departments are welcome to join if there are seats available. All students will be required to play an instrument or sing in an improvised class ensemble and take turns conducting. An advanced level of performance on an instrument (singers and percussionists will be required to play piano and/or sing), as well as good sight-reading skills are required.
This course may be may be repeated. It can be taken two times for a grade and up to four times for credit. Additional semesters will be recorded as Audit.
|Instructor(s): Potemkina,Nadya Times: ..T.R.. 10:30AM-11:50AM; Location: MST301; |
|Permission of Instructor Required|
Enrollment capacity: 15
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