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Conducting Specialization

University of South Dakota

Master
24 months
Duration
627 USD/credit
627 USD/credit
326 USD/credit
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About

The master of music degree with specialization in conducting is designed to increase technical skills and provide the more advanced theoretical information necessary for a career in the conducting field.

Overview

Students will have the option to focus on conducting specifically in the choral or instrumental realm or take a mixture of both concentrations. This program prepares students for advanced level K–12 ensemble teaching (no certification) or for doctoral work in various musical areas. An audition with pertinent conducting faculty (choral or instrumental) and submission of video demonstrating rehearsal and performance conducting is required.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Forms And Analysis
  • Introduction To Music Bibliography
  • Advanced Instrumental Conducting
  • Advanced Choral Conducting
  • Public Recital
  • Music Cultures Of The World
  • Medieval And Renaissance Music Literature
  • Baroque Music Literature

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application Fee: An application fee of $35.00 U.S. dollars must accompany each Graduate Application
  • One Official Transcript: One official transcript verifying receipt of an undergraduate degree and previous graduate credit must accompany an application
  • Letters of Recommendation: Three letters of recommendation are required of applicants to most graduate degree program
  • Admission Test Scores: If test scores are required by a graduate degree program, the test score reports must be sent to the Graduate School from the testing center.
  • Statement of Purpose: Applicants are encouraged to provide information about their reason for pursuing graduate studies

Tuition Fee

  • International

    627 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 627 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    627 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 627 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    326 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 326 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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