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Unit of study_

Introduction to Conducting - PERF5630

Year - 2020

The unit of study provides a grounding and background in history, analysis and technical skills in coducting. It provides the essential building blocks for the study and technical development of conducting and will help set a student on a path of enquiry that can continue and further develop according to the student's own aspirations.

1 x 3 hr lecture and practical sessions/week

participation (10%), 1 x group presentation (30%), 1 x practical exam (60%)

Assumed knowledge
It is recommended that students have undertaken the Undergrad Conducting elective at SCM, or equivalent audition. Other recommended prior learning includes: advanced proficiency at a musical instrument; prior experience performing in conducted ensembles; some prior experience in conducting, including teachers who conduct student groups; excellent aural skills and score reading skills are mandatory.


Faculty: Sydney Conservatorium of Music

Semester 1

24 Feb 2020

Department/School: Conducting
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2020
Unit of study level: Fifth Year
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Stephen Mould
HECS Band: 1
Courses that offer this unit

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