M.M. in Performance - Conducting Concentration

School of Music

Choral Concentration

Cognate Requirements6
Select 3 credits in music history (MHL) 1
Select 3 credits in music theory (MTC) 2
Required Courses
AIM 691Research Seminar In Music2
CHO 541Applied Choral Conducting I3
CHO 542Applied Choral Conducting II3
CHO 543Applied Choral Conducting III3
CHO 612Concert Choir1
VOC 526Choral Literature3
VOC 613Advanced Choral Conducting2
Concentration Electives3
Select three credits of concentration electives from the following:
French-German Diction
Vocal Pedagogy
History of Opera
Free Electives3
Any 500-level course selected under advisement.
Recital Component
VOI 697Recital2
Total Minimum Credits Required31
1

If the student fails the Graduate Placement Test, they MUST take MHL 501 PRIOR to satisfying this requirement.

2

If the student fails the Graduate Placement Test, they MUST take MTC 512 PRIOR to satisfying this requirement.

 Instrumental Concentration

Cognate Requirements6
Select 3 credits in music history (MHL) 1
Select 3 credits in music theory (MTC) 2
Required Courses
AEB 541Wind Ensemble1
or AEO 541 Symphony Orchestra
AIC 512Advanced Instrumental Conducting2
AIC 541Applied Instrumental Conducting I3
AIC 542Applied Instrumental Conducting II3
AIC 543Applied Instrumental Conducting III3
AIM 691Research Seminar In Music2
Concentration Electives
Select 3 credits of concentration electives from the following:3
Instrumental Literature
History Of Orchestral Music
Free Electives3
Any 500-level course selected under advisement.3
Recital Components
AES 511Chamber Recital2
AIM 697Recital Instrumental2
Total Minimum Credits Required30
1

If the student fails the Graduate Placement Test, they MUST take MHL 501 PRIOR to satisfying this requirement.

2

If the student fails the Graduate Placement Test, they MUST take MTC 512 PRIOR to satisfying this requirement.

To track their individual degree progress, students are advised to access their Degree Progress Report (DPR) via my WCU and consult their Graduate Coordinator.  For more information, visit wcupa.edu/DegreeProgressReport.

The following is a suggested course sequence for this program; course offerings and availability are not guaranteed. Students should consult their academic advisor with any questions.

Choral Conducting Program Sequence

Plan of Study Grid
Year One
Semester OneCredits
MTH - Music Theory 3
CHO 612 Concert Choir 1
VOI - Concentration Elective 3
 Credits7
Semester Two
CHO 541 Applied Choral Conducting I 3
MHL - Music History 3
CHO 612 Concert Choir 1
 Credits7
Year Two
Semester Three
CHO 542 Applied Choral Conducting II 3
Free Elective 3
 Credits6
Semester Four
CHO 543 Applied Choral Conducting III 3
VOI 697 Recital 2
AIM 691 Research Seminar In Music 2
 Credits7
 Total Credits27