Conducting Concentration

Conductor rehearsing with an orchestra

Missouri State University’s graduate music programs offer a variety of concentrations, practical courses, expert faculty and up-to-date resources. There are also a variety of electives to accommodate your interests. The Master of Music degree can help you advance your current career or help you prepare to pursue a doctoral degree.

The conducting concentration refines the techniques and knowledge necessary to be an effective leader on the podium. The student may choose to focus on band, choir or orchestra. Related areas such as score analysis, rehearsal procedures, and administration are included in the course of study.

Conducting faculty

Christopher M. Kelts

Christopher M. Kelts

Assistant Professor
Director of Orchestral Activities

Dr. Cameron F. LaBarr

Dr. Cameron F. LaBarr

Director of Choral Studies
Assistant Professor

John Zastoupil

John Zastoupil

Assistant Professor
Director of Concert Bands