Master of Music in Choral Conducting

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


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

Conducting Primary (2 terms)

2 (1 per term)

Choral Literature I/II

6 (3 per term)
Conducting Performance 2
CR517Master Singers
4 (1 per term)
CR720Conducting Forum (2 terms) 2 (1 per term)
Core 11
Introduction to Musicology 3

Symphonic Choir (2 terms)

2 (1 per term)
 Theory or Music History elective (1 course)
 Core elective (1 course) *2 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.

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