Course Topics

MUS 250: Introduction to Conducting 

A study of fundamental gesture, technique, and score preparation. Additional focus is given to oral communication and writing related to the art of conducting and self-evaluation.

EDUC 387: High School Choral Methods

Students learn choral literature, pedagogy, rehearsal techniques, rehearsal planning, music literacy strategies, assessment and grading, rehearsal management, and administration of a high school choral program. 

MUS 300: Ensemble: Norsemen 

Norsemen is the first-year men’s choir consisting of approximately 90 men selected by audition. Besides performing at the annual Christmas at Luther performances, the Norsemen also assist in Sunday and daily chapel worship, and present a spring program with Aurora, Luther’s choral ensemble for first-year women. They also travel off campus throughout the year to sing at worship services at area churches.

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MUS 300: Ensemble: Cathedral Choir

Cathedral Choir is one of six auditioned choirs at Luther College in Decorah, Iowa. The ensemble is comprised of select singers drawn mostly from the rich talent of the college’s sophomore class.

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