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Choral Conducting

Rider University

12 months
43720 USD/year
43720 USD/year
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The reputation of the Choral Conducting program at Rider University rests in large part upon the excellence of the choirs and the success of its graduates. 


The nation’s leading critics and orchestra conductors continue to find the choirs worthy of the highest praise. Alumni lead some of the finest choral programs in schools, churches, communities, and on campuses across the country. 

Choral music is therefore the focus of all curricula. Opportunities for Choral Conducting at Rider University on a professional level are unparalleled, and students acquire a strong foundation in conducting technique and knowledge of choral literature.

Graduate Music Education and Sacred Music - Conducting Concentration

All graduate students majoring in Sacred Music and those Music Education majors admitted with conducting as the performance field participate in Symphonic Choir for two semesters and in Master Singers for two semesters. A half recital in conducting is presented at the culmination of study. For Sacred Music majors, the conducting recital is a requirement in addition to the solo recital.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Choral Conducting
  • Conducting Primary 
  • Choral Literature 
  • Conducting Performance
  • Master Singers
  • Conducting Forum

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Completed applications must be submitted  3 weeks prior to audition dates. Choral Conducting applicants must submit a pre-screening recording by December 1.


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete the Application
  • Transcripts must have the official school seal and be translated to English.
  • Photocopies are only accepted when attested by the college or university.
  • Submit Evidence of English Language Proficiency
  • Submit personal statement
  • Submit a current resume
  • Submit proof of finances

Tuition Fee

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    43720 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 43720 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Princeton

2022 - 4977 USD /month
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