Conducting 1 (PERF3000)


Consolidation of stick and rehearsal techniques with emphasis on gesture and its expression in accordance with the score. Study of styles and interpretation of classical and romantic composers based on scores, recordings and the performance of works in class.

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Further unit of study information


1.5 hr lecture/prac workshop/wk


Preparation/participation (25%), Continual progress (50%), Written assessment (25%)

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules

Additional Information

To remain in the unit, students must pass an audition in the first week of class. Audition requirements: To demonstrate the beat patterns for 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 and prepare Divertimento in D; Movement 1 K.136 (Mozart) demonstrating basic cues and dynamics.

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Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.