Dec 06, 2021  
UofM 2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
UofM 2019-2020 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Music - Conducting Concentration, (MMu)

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MMu Degree Program

Program Admission

Admission requirements can be found on this catalog’s page for the School of Music.  Additional information can be found in the School of Music Graduate Handbook.

Program Requirements (32 Hours)

The individual program of study is determined as a cooperative effort between the student and his or her advisor.

Music History and Music Theory (6 hours)

3 hours of music history and 3 hours of music theory. Any graduate music theory or history course may be used for this requirement with the exception of individual studies, pedagogy, or repertory courses.

Ensemble (3 hours)

Ensemble as appropriate to conducting specialty (Wind, Orchestra, or University Singers)

Applied Lessons (8 hours)

Taken over four semesters

Score Study and Aural Training (2 hours)

Approved Studies in Music (6 hours)

Approved Studies satisfy area-approved courses and are decided in consultation with the student’s advisor.

Recital (1 hour)


For students studying choral conducting, the conducting faculty will assess competence in vocal pedagogy, diction for the major choral languages, and foreign-language comprehension, and may assign remedial coursework as needed. Such coursework, if assigned at the undergraduate level, may be taken while enrolled in the Graduate School.

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