Instrumental Conducting Techniques

Instrumental Conducting Techniques
Physical techniques and musical understanding required to conduct an instrumental performance ensemble.
 Hours2.0 Credit, 2.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesMUSIC 193 & MUSIC 195 & MUSIC 197
 TaughtFall, Winter, Spring
 ProgramsContaining MUSIC 235A
Course Outcomes

Instrumental Conducting

Students will develop the physical techniques and interpretive skills required to be an instrumental conductor.

Instrumental Conducting Technique

Students will be able to:

--Explain and demonstrate the conductor's correct posture, stance, baton grip, and hand/arm position.

--Explain and demonstrate the conductor's preparatory gesture, ictus, rebound, the conducting patterns.

--Demonstrate expressive and ambidextrous use of both hands as it relates to the musical score.

--Conduct in various articulation styles, legato, staccato, marcato, & tenuto

--Conduct clear beat patterns, mixed meter, subdivision, and cuing technique.

--Define musical terms as useful for a conductor., and understand/explain the transpositions of instruments found within a musical score.

--Convincingly conduct a variety of musical excerpts