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:

Instrumental 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 500D1 Keyboard for Prof. Practice 1 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MUSP 500D2 Keyboard for Prof. Practice 1 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer


Choral Conducting:


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

  • MUPG 210 Italian Diction 2 CreditsLimited Enrolment*
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MUPG 211 French Diction 2 CreditsLimited Enrolment*
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MUPG 212 English Diction 2 CreditsLimited Enrolment*
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MUPG 213 German Diction 2 CreditsLimited Enrolment*
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

* Students take either MUPG 210, MUPG 211, MUPG 212 or MUPG 213

OR


Instrumental Conducting:

3 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


Thesis Performance (30 credits)

18 credits:


  • MUIN 630 Conducting Tutorial 1 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MUIN 631 Conducting Tutorial 2 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MUIN 632 Conducting Tutorial 3 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

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


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


Required Course

Two terms of:


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

  • MUPG 580 Rehearsal Tech for Conductors 1.5 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer


Complementary Courses (15 credits)

Seminars:
3 credits from 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


3 credits of a graduate seminar with the prefix MUCO, MUGS, MUGT, MUHL, MUMT, MUPP, or MUTH.



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



      Complementary Performance (6 credits)



        Choral Conducting:


        • MUEN 572 Cappella Antica 2 Credits
            Offered in the:
          • Fall
          • Winter
          • Summer

        • MUEN 593 Choral Ensembles 2 Credits
            Offered in the:
          • Fall
          • Winter
          • Summer

        OR


        Instrumental Conducting:


        • MUEN 573 Baroque Orchestra 2 Credits
            Offered in the:
          • Fall
          • Winter
          • Summer

        • MUEN 590 McGill Wind Orchestra 2 Credits
            Offered in the:
          • Fall
          • Winter
          • Summer

        • MUEN 592 Chamber Jazz Ensemble 2 Credits
            Offered in the:
          • Fall
          • Winter
          • Summer

        • MUEN 594 Contemporary Music Ensemble 2 Credits
            Offered in the:
          • Fall
          • Winter
          • Summer

        • MUEN 595 Jazz Ensembles 2 Credits
            Offered in the:
          • Fall
          • Winter
          • Summer

        • MUEN 597 McGill Symphony Orchestra 2 Credits
            Offered in the:
          • Fall
          • Winter
          • Summer