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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Spring
In-Person
Starting at $1,999.00
As few as 11 weeks
4.0

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
  • Eight conducting sessions—six with live professional musicians

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 encouraged for the first class meeting, during which important foundations are established. Conducting begins at the second meeting and attendance is mandatory.
Prerequisites
The equivalent of two years of training in music at the college level, or consent of instructor.

Spring 2022 Schedule

Date & Time
Details
Format
 
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Monday 7:00PM - 10:00PM PT
Future Offering (Opens January 31, 2022 12:00:00 AM)
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Instructor: Jonathan Merrill
385410
Fee:
$1,999.00
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Location: Burbank
Notes

Discounts cannot be applied to a portion of fees for this course.

Enrollment limited; early enrollment advised. Visitors not permitted. Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 01, 2022
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Mon Mar 28, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Burbank
Local 47 Musicians Union
Lecture
Mon Apr 4, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Burbank
Local 47 Musicians Union
Lecture
Mon Apr 11, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Burbank
Local 47 Musicians Union
Lecture
Mon Apr 18, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Burbank
Local 47 Musicians Union
Lecture
Mon Apr 25, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Burbank
Local 47 Musicians Union
Lecture
Mon May 2, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Burbank
Local 47 Musicians Union
Lecture
Mon May 9, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Burbank
Local 47 Musicians Union
Lecture
Mon May 16, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Burbank
Local 47 Musicians Union
Lecture
Mon May 23, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Burbank
Local 47 Musicians Union
Lecture
Mon May 30, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Burbank
Local 47 Musicians Union
Lecture
Mon Jun 6, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Burbank
Local 47 Musicians Union

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