Graduate students majoring in conducting participate in Symphonic Choir for two semesters and in Master Singers for two semesters. A full recital in conducting with carefully researched program notes is presented at the culmination of study.

Master of Music in Choral Conducting (36 semester hours)

Major Area


CR621/622 Choral Conducting I/II 6 (3 per term)

Conducting Primary (2 terms)

2 (1 per term)

Choral Literature I/II

6 (3 per term)
CR607 Conducting Performance 2
CR517 Master Singers 4 (1 per term)
CR720 Conducting Forum (2 terms) 2 (1 per term)
Core 11
MH731  Introduction to Musicology 3

Symphonic Choir (2 terms)

2 (1 per term)
  Theory or Music History elective (1 course) 3
  Core elective (1 course) *2 3 3
Electives 4

Free electives *3



  1. Students must demonstrate a reading knowledge of French or German equivalent to two years of college study of one of these two languages.
  2. The core elective must be a single, 3-credit graduate-level course outside the student’s major area, area of emphasis, and/or area of applied study.
  3. Suggested electives include CR524, CR710, CR681, CR624, ME540, ME591, SM655, VC648.