The Conducting and Large Ensembles Division serves the needs of all students in the
School. All undergraduate music students are required by the National Association
of Schools of Music to participate regularly in ensembles that allow growth in artistry,
technical skills, collaborative competence, and knowledge of repertoire. Graduate
conducting programs prepare students for careers as professional choral, wind, or
orchestra conductors, and serve as enhancement for teachers in secondary and higher
Faculty in the Division of Conducting and Large Ensembles have conducted professional,
semi-professional, and college ensembles all over the country and throughout the world.
They have also published numerous articles and are regularly invited through professional
organizations and others in higher education to serve as conductors, consultants,
Degrees offered in the Conducting Area are Master of Music in Conducting (wind, choral,
and orchestral) and Doctor of Music in Conducting (wind, choral, and orchestral.)
Degrees offered in Jazz Studies are Bachelor of Music and Master of Music in Jazz
and Studio Performance, and Bachelor of Music in Jazz and Studio Composition/Arranging.
For more information on Conducting and Large Ensembles, contact Division Head, Lawrence Edwards at firstname.lastname@example.org.