Number of course weeks
One 60-minute lesson per week
Total contact hours
Form / content / level
Admitted to the second year of the Bachelor's course.
Developing conducting skills.
Relation to other modules
Related to other conducting modules.
Knowledge of the score
In addition to the theoretical elements, this module will focus on stroke technique and conducting contemporary pieces as well as standards. In this, the ability to lead a group is of central importance.
Mode(s) of instruction
Material & Tools
Examination and assessment
Mode(s) of assessment
Assessment by the instructor at the end of each semester.
Students should have mastered the elements described under Contents.
The student has completed this module if he is awarded a minimum grade of 5.5 at the end of the second semester.
Students are assessed at the end of both semesters. Assessment at the end of the autumn semester is formative and expressed in terms of satisfactory/unsatisfactory. It indicates a student's progress in this module. No ECs are awarded and there is no resit. Modules can only be absolved, and ECs awarded, after the end of the spring semester. The end-of-semester assessments comprise evaluations of students' performance during the lessons and, if applicable, public performances.
The world of wind music has expanded enormously over the past ten to twenty years. Apart from theory subjects such as knowledge of instruments, instrumentation and the history of the wind orchestra, ample attention will also be paid to the subject of baton technique along with the studying and conducting of both recent works and wind music classics.