Orchestral Conducting

MUSC 1701 S01 [CRN: 17569]

We will discuss, study and practice various technical approaches to conducting through the examination of standard repertoire. Students will develop skills in score reading and analysis. This course will provide a supportive workshop environment. Students will be given the opportunity to conduct an in class ensemble. Repertoire will small to large symphonic works from Händel through Stravinsky, depending upon the needs of each student and over all class level. Pre-Requisites: MUSC 0550-0560. Audition on the first day of class with Händel’s Messiah Overture. Students will play for their colleagues. Prior knowledge of orchestration and instrumentation is helpful. Knowledge of transposition and C clefs is helpful. If you have placed out of music theory at Brown or have questions, please contact the instructor at: brandon_brown@brown.edu
Fall 2017
16:00 - 18:30 Tue - from Sep 6, 2017 to Dec 21, 2017