Fundamentals of Conducting: From the Symphony to the Scoring Stage

MUSC X 498.3
Learn the fundamentals of conducting from a professional film and concert conductor with practice focusing on baton technique, cueing, and other aspects. Work with live professional musicians to practice skills learned.
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Classroom
Starting at $1,999.00
11 weeks
4.0 Credits

What you can learn.

  • Learn what exactly goes into conducting including beat patterns, irregular meters, contrasting articulations, and gestures
  • Understand podium presence, conducting to picture, and conducting a click track
  • Conduct to recordings and discuss the important foundations of conducting

About this course:

Learn the fundamentals of conducting taught by a professional film and concert conductor. You will practice all aspects of baton technique, including beat patterns, irregular meters, and contrasting articulations/gestures. You will work on cueing, conducting to picture, conducting to a click track, and podium presence. You will conduct live professional musicians, as well as conduct to recordings. Attendance is strongly suggested for the first class meeting, during which important foundations are established. Conducting begins at the second meeting and attendance is mandatory.

Suggested Prerequisites

It is advisable that you complete the following (or equivalent) since they are prerequisites for Fundamentals of Conducting: From the Symphony to the Scoring Stage.

The equivalent of two years of training in music at the college level, or consent of instructor.

Fall 2018 Schedule

These courses meet in person and make use of an online presence to varying degrees.

Available
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Tuesday 7:00PM - 10:00PM
Location: Burbank
Instructor: Jonathan Merrill
362897
Fee:
$1,999.00
43 days left. Enroll by Sep 25, 2018
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Notes

Enrollment limited; early enrollment advised. Visitors not permitted. No refund after October 1, 2018. Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 1, 2018
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
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Lecture
Tue Sep 25, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
Burbank
Local 47 Musicians Union
Lecture
Tue Oct 2, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
Burbank
Local 47 Musicians Union
Lecture
Tue Oct 9, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
Burbank
Local 47 Musicians Union
Lecture
Tue Oct 16, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
Burbank
Local 47 Musicians Union
Lecture
Tue Oct 23, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
Burbank
Local 47 Musicians Union
Lecture
Tue Oct 30, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
Burbank
Local 47 Musicians Union
Lecture
Tue Nov 6, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
Burbank
Local 47 Musicians Union
Lecture
Tue Nov 13, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
Burbank
Local 47 Musicians Union
Lecture
Tue Nov 20, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
Burbank
Local 47 Musicians Union
Lecture
Tue Nov 27, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
Burbank
Local 47 Musicians Union
Lecture
Tue Dec 4, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
Burbank
Local 47 Musicians Union

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