Student Learning Outcomes

Master of Music in Conducting

OVERARCHING

The School of Music Master of Music/Science graduate demonstrates synthesis of designated degree-related student learning outcomes (degree-specific, overall musicianship, knowledge, and/or skill) through expertise displayed in the degree capstone experience (see student learning outcomes and capstone experiences/assessment for designated degree).

The School of Music Master of Music/Science graduate demonstrates musical expertise by displaying musicianship expected for distinctive success in the professional field.

The School of Music Master of Music/Science graduate demonstrates competency of foundational musical knowledge related to music theory, analysis, and history.

CONDUCTING

The Master of Music in Conducting graduate demonstrates the ability to read a score with correct transposition of the various instruments and voices.

The Master of Music in Conducting graduate demonstrates the ability to discuss structure, form, style, and appropriate performance practice for works within the genre.

The Master of Music in Conducting graduate demonstrates effective rehearsal technique which includes the ability to diagnose and correct problems in an ensemble, including pitch, rhythm, balance, intonation, diction, and style.

The Master Degree in Conducting graduate demonstrates the ability to communicate expressively to an ensemble a personal interpretation of the music through a combination of appropriate gesture, strong baton technique, and effective verbal skills.

The Master of Music in Conducting graduate displays a thorough knowledge of literature in the major discipline.

 

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