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
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.
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 2019 Schedule

Available Format(s):

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
369404
Fee:
$1,999.00
37 days left. Enroll by Sep 24, 2019
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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 September 28, 2019
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
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Lecture
Tue Sep 24, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
Burbank
Local 47 Musicians Union
Lecture
Tue Oct 1, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
Burbank
Local 47 Musicians Union
Lecture
Tue Oct 8, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
Burbank
Local 47 Musicians Union
Lecture
Tue Oct 15, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
Burbank
Local 47 Musicians Union
Lecture
Tue Oct 22, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
Burbank
Local 47 Musicians Union
Lecture
Tue Oct 29, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
Burbank
Local 47 Musicians Union
Lecture
Tue Nov 5, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
Burbank
Local 47 Musicians Union
Lecture
Tue Nov 12, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
Burbank
Local 47 Musicians Union
Lecture
Tue Nov 19, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
Burbank
Local 47 Musicians Union
Lecture
Tue Nov 26, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
Burbank
Local 47 Musicians Union
Lecture
Tue Dec 3, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
Burbank
Local 47 Musicians Union

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