Graduate Credit & Continuing Education Units
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Three graduate semester hour credits will be offered through Concordia College in Moorhead, Minnesota. All registration forms are issued and submittted by the Choral School. The cost of $110 per credit is in addition to the Choral School fee. Course number is MUS 600. For those seeking continuing education units, a certificate of verification listing number of contact hours will be distributed on the final day of the school.
ALERT! Please complete this Grad. Credit Application form and bring it, along with an official copy of your undergraduate degree transcript.
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Work Requirements for various grades
- Pass/Fail: active class participation and a journal describing the practical application of knowledge acquired in the course related to the participant's own choral ensemble(s).
- Grade of "B": journal as described above, plus describe in writing (2 pages) a choral music topic discussed in the course which is of special interest to the participant and its practical application to their own program.
- Grade of "A": journal and paper as described above, and an additional paper (circa 3 to 5 pages) exploring a specialized aspect of choral music which has practical application for the participant.
Official Course Description
This course is designed to enhance the skill level and increase the breadth of knowledge of the participant in several primary facts of choral music conducting. Participants will observe and practice the performance skills required in conducting and rehearsal technique. Additionally, participants will learn score study and preparation, performance practice criteria, style and interpretation, together with a comprehensive study of the elements of choral ensemble. The primary target audience for this course includes choral conductors and choral music educators who hold an undergraduate degree in music: however, students currently enrolled in an undergraduate course of study in choral music would find the course useful and applicable.