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Conducting in Music Certificate

Faculty of Fine & Applied Arts School of Performing Arts

Credential
Certificate

Duration
8 month(s)

Program Highlights

The Conducting in Music Certificate program is set up so you can continue work while earning your credential. Most classes take place in the evening over an eight-month period.

Graduates of this program will be able to conduct choral and instrumental ensembles effectively and confidently.

Please contact music@capilanou.ca if you have any questions.

  • Conduct effectively in any metre, including subdivisions, cues, cutoffs, articulations, phrasing, changes in metres, tempi, dynamics and with expressiveness.
  • Analyse scores for rehearsal and performance purposes including the musical events noted in outcome number 1.
  • Identify technical content, strengths and weaknesses in other conductors.
  • Effectively run a vocal or instrumental ensemble rehearsal.
  • Conduct effectively with or without a baton, using right and left hands independently.

Admission Requirements

English language requirements

English is the language of instruction at CapU. All applicants are required to demonstrate competence in the English language prior to admission.

If English is not your first language or you’ve received your education in a language other than English, you must meet our English Language Requirements.

Basic requirements

  • Two-year Diploma of Music or
    • Bachelor of Music Degree or
    • Bachelor of Education Degree or
    • Performance or Teacher's ARCT from Royal Conservatory of Music or equivalent 

Program-specific requirements

  • Interview

Program Requirements

First Term

Total credits: 10.00

Required:
COND 300Conducting I4.00 credits
COND 350Conducting Pedagogy I1.00 credits
ENSM 300Choir Ensemble V2.00 credits
Choose 3.00 credits from the following list:
FRENFrench 100 or 200-Level3.00 credits
GERMGerman 100 or 200-Level3.00 credits
SPANSpanish 100 or 200-Level3.00 credits

 

Second Term

Total credits: 10.00

Required:
COND 301Conducting II4.00 credits
COND 351Conducting Pedagogy II1.00 credits
ENSM 350Choir Ensemble VI2.00 credits
Choose 3.00 credits from the following list:
FRENFrench 100 or 200-Level3.00 credits
GERMGerman 100 or 200-Level3.00 credits
SPANSpanish 100 or 200-Level3.00 credits

 

Total program credits: 20.00

Contact

Have questions about this program?

School of Performing Arts


604 984 4911
music@capilanou.ca

Student Information Services


604 984 4900
604 984 1798 (fax)
Birch Building, room BR230
registration@capilanou.ca