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(MUSC 373) Choral Practicum

Assistant Conducting Seasider Singers under the mentorship of the primary conductor. Topics will include curriculum design, score analysis and preparation, rehearsal techniques, survey of vocal literature, and vocal pedagogy.

Credit Hours 3.0 Lecture
Prerequisites MUSC 460R
Offered Fall, Winter, Spring
Programs -

Course Learning Outcomes

Each student who passes this course will be able to do the following:

  • Demonstrate clear and expressive conducting in various genres.
  • Develop and demonstrate mastery of conducting techniques.
  • Demonstrate principles of effective communication through conducting.
  • Demonstrate ability to analyze scores in terms of form, phrasing, meter, cueing, balance and harmonic analysis and provide score markings for each.
  • Learn and implement diverse teaching strategies.
  • Create lesson plans that identify and target specific music elements by predicting and prioritizing rehearsal issues.
  • Design and customize rehearsal strategies as an integral part of lesson planning.
  • Rehearse, perform, and evaluate in real time.
  • Analyze and assess performance practice in live lab settings.
  • Self-reflect on individual goals, progress and challenges.
  • Assess peers in pairs and in groups.
  • Show empathy, respect and courtesy towards each other throughout the learning process.