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Conducting Specialization

University of South Dakota

12 months
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654 USD/credit 19620 USD/year
654 USD/credit 19620 USD/year
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The Conducting Specialization degree at University of South Dakota is designed to increase technical skills and provide the more advanced theoretical information necessary for a career in the conducting field. 

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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 Conducting Specialization degree at University of South Dakota  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.

Student Learning Outcomes 

  • Graduate conducting specialization students will demonstrate increased written knowledge and skill in their applied area.
  • Graduate conducting specialization students will demonstrate enhanced skills as a performer.
  • Graduate conducting specialization students will demonstrate  in-depth knowledge of specific musical periods.  
  • Graduate conducting specialization students will demonstrate increased knowledge and skills in analytical techniques applicable to musical genres. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Forms And Analysis
  • 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
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application Fee: $35.00 U.S.D. The application fee cannot be waived and is nonrefundable.
  • Official Transcripts: If transcripts are not originally provided by the institution in the English language, the indigenous language transcript should be submitted along with an English translation. The full English translation must include a certification from the translator verifying that the translation is complete and accurate and that they are qualified to translate the language to English.
  • Official Admission Test Scores: If test scores are required by a graduate program, students may upload a copy of their score report to their GradCAS application. Full admission will require that an official score report is sent to USD directly from the testing body.
  • Letters of Recommendation: Letters must be submitted directly by the recommenders through GradCAS.
  • Statement of Purpose: Refer to program admission requirements for details.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19620 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 654 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    19620 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 654 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    10200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 340 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Vermillion

1024 - 1781 USD /month
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