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Conducting I CA 248 (3)

Introduces basic elements of conducting technique including metrical patterns, quality of beat, cueing, score preparation, rehearsal technique, showing expression and dynamics, and score reading. The course is primarily designed for composers or prospective music teachers. Students will gain regular practical experience through conducting ensembles comprised of members of the class. Prerequisite: CA (or FPA) 245. Students who have received credit for CA (or FPA) 249-3 Selected Topics in Music I: Conducting I may not receive further credit for CA 248. Students with credit for FPA 248 may not take this course for further credit.