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Sinclair College

MUS 2210 Conducting Fundamentals

Fundamentals of conducting music ensembles with emphasis on basic baton technique, meters, cueing, addressing different styles, conducting terminology and score reading.

Division: Liberal Arts, Communication and Social Sciences
Department: Music
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: No

Prereqs: MUS 1113 


  • Define musical terms used in reading a band or orchestra or vocal score.
  • Demonstrate proper beat patterns of 2, 3 and 4.
  • Demonstrate baton techniques for conducting attacks, releases, fermatas, dynamics, and staccato and legato styles.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of score reading including proper score order for bands and orchestras.

Credit Hours: 2

Classroom Hours: 2