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Ensemble Conducting I 7.5 credits

Ensembleledning I
First cycle, E0020G
Course syllabus valid: Autumn 2019 Sp 1 - Present
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Education level
First cycle
Grade scale
U G VG *
Subject group (SCB)

Entry requirements

In order to meet the general entry requirements for first cycle studies you must have successfully completed upper secondary education and documented skills in English language and U0013G Ensemble and Choir Conducting or Ensemble Conducting in Musical Craft 1 (H0030G, F0246) or Ensemble Conducting in Musical Profile - Church Music 1 (G0019G)

More information about English language requirements


The selection is based on 1-165 credits.

Course Aim

After having completed the course the student shall show
- fundamental ability to lead ensembles
- fundamental knowledge of beating time techniques, gestures and body language as well as formulating and assessing their knowledge in relation to the musical form


Choir and orchestra conducting – in consultation with students the course can be weighted in either direction.
Study of the repertoire from different eras
Shape, text and work analysis
Keeping time technique and gestures


Lessons in groups and individual guidance.
Practical conducting exercises.
Conducting of pianist and vocal ensemble as well as participation as a singer.


Choir conducting is examined through concerts with a vocal ensemble.
Orchestral conducting is assessed continuously during lessons through prescribed tasks.

Petter Sundkvist

Literature. Valid from Autumn 2014 Sp 1 (May change until 10 weeks before course start)

Course offered by
Department of Arts, Communication and Learning

CodeDescriptionGrade scaleCrStatusFrom periodTitle
0001Continuous examinationU G#6.00MandatoryA14
0002Final examinationU G VG *1.50MandatoryA14

Study guidance
Study guidance for the course is to be found in our learning platform Canvas before the course starts. Students applying for single subject courses get more information in the Welcome letter. You will find the learning platform via My LTU.

Syllabus established
by Monica Johansson, Head of Department at the Department of Arts, Communication and Education 14 Feb 2014

Last revised
by Patrik Häggqvist, Director of Undergraduate Studies at the Department of Arts, Communication and Education 15 Feb 2019