Tuesday and Thursday 9:30 am -10:50 am
Develop the following skills:
Display appropriate hand gestures, facial expressions, and posture.
Conduct basic conducting patterns clearly.
Identify ensemble problems and their solutions.
Conducting technique adequate to demonstrate the following:
Preparation of the beat
Releases and attacks
Fermatas, accents, and tempo changes
Phrasing and dynamics
Subdivision of the beat
Joseph A. Labutta. Basic Conducting Techniques, Sixth Edition.Prentice Hall Inc. 2006
Conducting Quizzes of selected pieces and excerpts 25%
Written Exams 50%
90%-100% = A
80%-89% = B
70%-79% = C
60%-69% = D
Below 60% = F
Late assignments will not be accepted.
After 4 absences the grade will be lowered one grade level for each absence there after.