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Doctor of Musical Arts in Performance (Conducting)

What Our Program Offers You

What Our Students Learn/Skills you will acquire

The Doctor of Musical Arts in Performance curriculum emphasizes your artistic development in a specific performing medium at the highest professional level. Historical and theoretical knowledge support your growth and will include broad knowledge of repertoire, music literature and pedagogy. The program prepares you for a career in performance or teaching at the collegiate level or in a studio setting.

 

You will learn:

  • advanced musicianship in solo performance or conducting settings
  • to perform or conduct a variety of advanced level repertoire
  • to perform or conduct in a variety of settings
  • advanced knowledge of music theory and music history

What makes our program unique?

Our faculty members are recognized nationally and internationally for their professional experience. You will receive individual attention from our faculty and enjoy small teacher-to-student ratios.

Course Requirements

Doctor of Musical Arts in Conducting 2012-2013 

Performance Studies 
APCN 704 Applied Conducting (4) 
APCN 704 Applied Conducting (4) 
APCN 804 Applied Conducting (4) 
APCN 804 Applied Conducting (4) 
MUPP 697 Doctoral Performance Recital (4) 
MUPP 697 Doctoral Perf. Recital (second completion) (4) 
MUPP 698 Doctoral Lecture Recital (2) 
CONR 693 Lecture Recital Document (2) 
APRP 501 Applied Repertoire (1) 
APRP 501 Applied Repertoire (1) 
APSR 501 Applied Score Reading (1) 
APSR 501 Applied Score Reading (1) 
SECTION TOTAL 32

Theory 
MUPP 601 Pedagogy of Music Theory (2) 
MUPP 602 Pedagogy of Music Literature (2) 
MUTC 522 Instrumentation (2) 
Advanced Analysis (post tonal) (2) 
MUTC Theory Elective (2) 
SECTION TOTAL 10

Research 
CONR 701 Advanced Research & Writing (3) 
SECTION TOTAL 3

Music Literature 
MULT 501 Symphonic Literature (3) 
MULT 502 Oratorio/Choral Literature (3) 
MULT 554 Music of the 20th Century (2) 
MULT Period Music Literature (1) 
MULT Period Music Literature (1) 
MULT Period Music Literature (1) 
MULT Period Music Literature (1) 
SECTION TOTAL 12

Electives 
SECTION TOTAL 3

Master Total 30 
Doctoral Total 60

DEGREE TOTAL 90