Graduate Certificate (Gr. Cert.) Performance Choral Conducting (15 credits)

Offered by: Music     Degree: C-PERF

Program Requirements

** NEW PROGRAM **

The Graduate Certificate in Performance - Choral Conducting is designed for choral conductors wishing to perfect their technical, pedagogical, and musical skills. This flexible program allows conductors to develop their craft while maintaining their professional activities. The program includes group tutorial instruction in conducting, ensemble participation, and complementary courses offering the opportunity to focus on conducting technique, rehearsal pedagogy, or performance practice. Enrollment is limited.

Required Courses (8 credits)

  • MUIN 637 Graduate Certificate Conducting Tutorial 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Practical Instrument : Group conducting tutorial. Technical and interpretive development and preparation of graduate certificate performance project.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2019-2020 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2019-2020 academic year.

    • Restrictions: Open to students in the Graduate Certificate in Performance - Choral Conducting.

  • MUPD 560 Introduction to Research Methods in Music (1 credit)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Music Professional Development : Introduction to music research, including print and online tools for finding printed and recorded music and research on music; appropriate citation of sources; writing grant proposals, program/liner notes, and reviews.

    Terms: Fall 2019

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2019-2020 academic year.

    • Prerequisites: MUHL 286 and one 300-level MUHL or MUPP course

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken MUHL 570

  • MUPG 648 Graduate Certificate Conducting Project (4 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Performance : Conducting project including selection, preparation, rehearsal and performance of 20 minutes of choral music.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2019-2020 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2019-2020 academic year.

    • Restrictions: Open to students in the Graduate Certificate in Performance - Choral Conducting.

Complementary Courses (7 credits)

4 credits from the following:

  • MUEN 563 Jazz Vocal Workshop (2 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Ensemble : Vocal workshop for jazz musicians.

    Terms: Fall 2019, Winter 2020

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2019-2020 academic year.

  • MUEN 572 Cappella Antica (2 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Ensemble : An ensemble of 8 to 12 voices specializing in early music. N.B. This ensemble may substitute as a Basic Ensemble in programs that specify Choral Ensemble, with Departmental approval.

    Terms: Fall 2019, Winter 2020

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2019-2020 academic year.

    • 4 hours

    • Prerequisite: Audition.

  • MUEN 593 Choral Ensembles (2 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Ensemble : Students enrolling in Choral Ensembles will be assigned to one of the above groups.

    Terms: Fall 2019, Winter 2020

    Instructors: Jean-Sébastien Vallée (Fall) Jean-Sébastien Vallée (Winter)

    • 4 hours

    • Prerequisite: Audition.

    • Section 001 Chamber Singers: a group of approximately 24 mixed voices which explores the a cappella repertoire of all periods as well as works with chamber accompaniment.

    • Section 002 Concert Choir: an ensemble of approximately 60 voices (S.A.T.B.) which performs the repertoire from all periods appropriate to a group of this size.

    • Section 003 University Chorus: a mixed chorus of approximately 100 which performs a variety of choral material including both traditional and popular selections.

    • Section 004 Women's Chorale: an ensemble of approximately 40 women stressing the fundamentals of singing and ensemble participation.

3 credits from the following:

* If this course is chosen, it must be taken for two terms (for 3 credits).

Schulich School of Music—2019-2020 (last updated Mar. 18, 2019) (disclaimer)