Requirements and Courses (Conducting M.Mus.)

Master of Music (M.Mus.) Performance: Conducting (Thesis)(45 Credits)

    Offered by:Music
    Degree:Master of Music

Program Requirement:

Orchestral, Wind Band, and Choral

Applicants to the Performance program are expected to have a background in Music Theory equivalent to the B.Mus. in Performance. Applicants found to be deficient in their background preparation may be required to take certain additional music theory undergraduate courses.

The following program prerequisite courses may be assigned as additional courses based on transcript review:


  • MUPD 560 Intro to Res Methods in Music 1 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MUSP 170 Musicianship (Keyboard) 1 1 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MUSP 171 Musicianship (Keyboard) 2 1 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer


Choral Conducting:


  • MUCO 261 Orchestration 1 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MUCT 235 Vocal Techniques 3 CreditsLimited Enrolment
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MUHL 397 Choral Literature after 1750 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer


Orchestral and Wind Conducting:

4 credits of:


  • MUCO 261 Orchestration 1 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MUCO 360 Orchestration 2 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MUCO 460 Orchestration 3 2 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

and



  • MUHL 389 Orchestral Literature 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer


Thesis Performance (27 credits)

18 credits:


  • MUIN 620 Performance Tutorial 1 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MUIN 621 Performance Tutorial 2 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MUIN 622 Performance Tutorial 3 3 Credits*
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MUIN 622D1 Performance Tutorial 3 1.5 Credits*
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MUIN 622D2 Performance Tutorial 3 1.5 Credits*
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MUPG 600 Recital Project 1 9 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

* Students can take MUIN 622 or MUIN 622D1 and MUIN 622D2.


9 credits from the following:


  • MUPG 601 Recital Project 2 9 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MUPG 602 Recital Project 3 6 Credits*
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MUPG 603 Recital Project 4 3 Credits**
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MUPG 605 Recording Project 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MUPG 606 Interdisciplinary Project 1 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

* Solo Recital.
** Concerto only.


Required Course


  • MUGS 605 Graduate Perf. Colloquium
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer


Complementary Semiars (9 credits)

One of the following:


  • MUPP 690 Performance Practice Seminar 1 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MUPP 691 Perf Practice Seminar 2 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MUPP 692 Perf Practice Seminar 3 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MUPP 693 Perf Practice Seminar 4 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MUPP 694 Performance Practice Seminar 5 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MUPP 695 Perf Practice Seminar 6 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer


One approved graduate 3-credit seminar with the prefix MUCO, MUGS, MUGT, MUHL, MUMT, MUPP, or MUTH.



    One additional graduate 3-credit seminar approved by the Department.



      Complementary Performance (9 credits)

      Three terms of:


      • MUEN 564 Conducting Workshop 1 Credits
          Offered in the:
        • Fall
        • Winter
        • Summer


      2 credits:


      • MUPG 646 Score- and Sight-Reading 1 1 Credits
          Offered in the:
        • Fall
        • Winter
        • Summer

      • MUPG 647 Score- and Sight-Reading 2 1 Credits
          Offered in the:
        • Fall
        • Winter
        • Summer


      4 credits:


      • MUPG 580 Rehearsal Tech for Conductors1 2 Credits
          Offered in the:
        • Fall
        • Winter
        • Summer

      • MUPG 680 Rehearsal Tech for Conductors2 2 Credits
          Offered in the:
        • Fall
        • Winter
        • Summer