Conducting Major

Description: A program that prepares individuals to master the art of leading bands, choirs, orchestras and other ensembles in performance, and related music leadership. Includes instruction in score analysis and arranging, rehearsal and performance leadership, music coaching, arrangement and performance planning, ensemble operations management, and applications to specific school or professional ensembles. Is Conducting the right major for you?
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Conducting Major

What Courses Do Conducting Majors Take?

The required and elective courses you would take for Conducting majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.

  • Music Composition
  • Music Theory
  • Rehersal Techniques
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