Orchestral Conducting

Three-year Undergraduate Degree
Along with the study of the conducting techniques and of orchestral repertoire, practical/theoretical courses in ear-training, analysis of compositional forms, music history, literature for music, and philosophy of music are required.  Disciplines which characterize the course are: harmonic systems, counterpoint techniques, and score reading.  Additional courses include instrumentation and orchestration, choral language and formation, and history of musical theory. Courses in acoustics, information technology for music, expressive techniques and body awareness and the study of a European language are also required.
The degree program trains students for employment as conductors in chamber music groups, in chamber orchestras, symphony orchestras, orchestras for musical theater/opera, and wind ensembles. More information.


One-year Non-academic Course
Along with the study of symphonic/vocal techniques and repertoire, students are free to attend all courses and Labs offered in the Degree Programs.  They will not participate in exams, but will be awarded a Certificate of Participation. More information.