MUS3083 : Conducting Studies (Inactive)
- Inactive for Year: 2018/19
- Module Leader(s): Professor Eric Cross
- Lecturer: Mr Christopher Tarrant
- Owning School: Arts & Cultures
- Teaching Location: Newcastle City Campus
|Semester 1 Credit Value:||10|
|Semester 2 Credit Value:||10|
To develop techniques for conducting different vocal and instrumental groups through practical experience.
To provide an introduction to various issues concerning conducting.
Outline Of Syllabus
The module will explore various issues concerning conducting. Practical sessions will help you acquire the basic techniques of conducting and rehearsing both choral and orchestral works. Other classes will examine aspects of performance practice, score preparation, psychological preparation and rehearsal planning.
|Scheduled Learning And Teaching Activities||Lecture||10||2:00||20:00||N/A|
|Scheduled Learning And Teaching Activities||Practical||3||2:00||6:00||N/A|
|Scheduled Learning And Teaching Activities||Small group teaching||20||0:12||4:00||tutorials|
|Scheduled Learning And Teaching Activities||Small group teaching||5||2:00||10:00||seminars|
|Scheduled Learning And Teaching Activities||Workshops||4||2:30||10:00||group learning|
|Scheduled Learning And Teaching Activities||Fieldwork||2||3:00||6:00||N/A|
|Guided Independent Study||Independent study||1||144:00||144:00||N/A|
Teaching Rationale And Relationship
Lectures introduce technical problems and strategies to deal with them.
Practical provide practical conducting experience and formative feedback.
Seminars offer group follow up sessions in basic technical skills.
Fieldwork allows the opportunity to observe professional conductiors and orchestras and learn from their skills.
Group learning give the chance to play under other student conductors and orchestras and assess the effectivenesss of their approach.
Tutorials give targeted feedback to students on individual aspects of their work.
In private study the student achieves familiarity with the repertoire and fluency in the handling of technique.
The format of resits will be determined by the Board of Examiners
|Essay||2||M||25||Written work c2000 words|
|Prof skill assessmnt||1||A||25||Choral conducting|
|Prof skill assessmnt||2||A||50||Orchestral conducting|
Assessment Rationale And Relationship
Essay tests the student's assimilation of and responses to rehearsal strategies and performance practice ideas.
Practical tests demonstrate conducting technique and development of rehearsal strategy.