Master of Music in Instrumental Conducting

Master of Music in Instrumental Conducting

The Master of Music in Instrumental Conducting is designed for the student with a career goal as a professional conductor and teacher, and as preparation for further advanced study. Our program is a two-year, 30-unit program, focusing on individual conducting instruction, seminar in advanced conducting, instrumental lessons, and conducting, assisting, and participation in Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band, in conjunction with the important academic components of seminars music research and writing, music history, and music theory. A full-length instrumental conducting recital is required.

Refer to the SJSU Catalogue for complete course descriptions and degree requirements here.

See the School of Music and Audition and Portfolio Requirements page for specific application information.