Sep 19, 2019  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2019-20 
    
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2019-20

Conducting Minor


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Minor code OR5199

College of Fine Arts  
School of Music  
Glidden Hall 440
Athens, OH 45701
Phone: 740.593.4244
Fax: 740.593.1429
music@ohio.edu
www.ohio.edu/finearts/music/

Andrew Trachsel, contact person
trachsel@ohio.edu

Program Overview

The minor in conducting enables students to specialize and develop their conducting skills, helping them to become more knowledgeable and ultimately marketable in the field. The program emphasizes the skills and content knowledge essential to a conductor, including manual technique, rehearsal skills, score study, repertoire and programming knowledge, ear training, and error detection. The program requires three semesters of conducting courses, courses in instrumentation and literature, and ensemble participation, along with additional electives including applied conducting and recital.

Admissions Information

Freshman/First-Year Admission

Admission requires junior standing, an application interview with the certificate director, completion of MUS 1250 Introduction to Music History and Literature MUS 2040 Dictation and Sight Singing IV , MUS 2420 Class Piano IV  , and completion of MUS 2020 Music Theory IV  with a minimum grade of C.

Change of Program Policy

Admission requires junior standing, an application interview with the certificate director, completion of MUS 1250 Introduction to Music History and Literature MUS 2040 Dictation and Sight Singing IV , MUS 2420 Class Piano IV  , and completion of MUS 2020 Music Theory IV  IV with a minimum grade of C.

External Transfer Admission

Admission requires junior standing, an application interview with the certificate director, completion of MUS 1250 Introduction to Music History and Literature MUS 2040 Dictation and Sight Singing IV , MUS 2420 Class Piano IV  , and completion of MUS 2020 Music Theory IV  with a minimum grade of C.

Opportunities Upon Graduation

The minor in conducting prepares students to be effective conductors. The program will benefit those students seeking to teach music in public schools, perform, or study conducting at the graduate level by providing in-depth skill development in manual technique, rehearsal skills, score study, repertoire and programming knowledge, ear training, and error detection.

Requirements

Minor Hours Requirement


The conducting minor requires a minimum of 15 hours. A grade of C (2.0) or better is required in each course.

Core Requirements


Part I


Complete the following courses:

Part II


Complete a minimum 4 hours from the following courses:

Literature


Complete a minimum 2 hours from the following courses:

Electives


Complete a minimum 5 hours from the following courses:

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