Master of Music in Conducting with a Choral Emphasis
The choral conducting program emphasizes podium time, supported by the study of conducting, rehearsal technique, choral literature, score study, vocal pedagogy, and diction, along with music history and performance practice.
Graduates pursuing a MMus in Conducting with an Choral Emphasis will take courses which focus in the following areas:
Master of Music in Conducting with a Orchestral Emphasis
The orchestral conducting program emphasizes real-world conducting experience with a variety of orchestras. Students conduct both the Campus Orchestra and the University of Oregon Symphony Orchestra weekly. Select students have the opportunity to conduct the Eugene Symphony in rehearsal, as well as the Oregon Mozart Players and Eugene Opera in performance. Study topics include gesture and technique, score study, interpretation, and repertoire.
Graduates pursuing a MMus in Conducting with an Orchestral Emphasis will take courses which focus in the following areas:
Master of Music in Conducting with a Wind Emphasis
The wind conducting program features the study of wind literature, conducting, rehearsal technique, program operations, score study, and time on the podium.
In all three programs, a small cohort of graduate students work together in an engaging, challenging, and supportive environment. Over the past 10 years, all our graduates have either found music-related employment or progressed to prominent doctoral programs.
Graduates pursuing a MMus in Conducting with a Wind Emphasis will take courses which focus in the following areas:
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