GEORGETOWN
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Music Department
Advanced Conducting: Music 336
Dr. Peter LaRue

Course Description

A continuation and enhancement of skill sets represented in Basic Conducting [MUS335] for students in either the choral or instrumental discipline. Emphases shall be placed upon 01. a review and reinforcement of the basic vocabulary of conducting gestures, 02. a review and reinforcement of basic conducting philosophies, 03. specialized efforts on the interpretation of works in standard and asymmetrical meters, 04. specialized efforts on the interpretation of works for varying genres from varying musical era, 05. specialized efforts on score study and preparation, 06. specialized efforts on the selection of appropriate materials, 07. specialized efforts on thoughtful rehearsal design and 08. specialized efforts on concert/program design and preparation. Prerequisites MUS112 and MUS335.