University of Manitoba - Faculty of Music -

conductingThe Desautels Faculty of Music offers a Master of Music degree in the area of conducting with students specializing in either choral or instrumental conducting.

The emphasis of the conducting program is on full professional preparation in a strong academic context, including courses in Major Practical Study, Ensembles, Music History, Bibliography and Research Methods, and Music Theory.

Conductors at the Desautels Faculty of Music are nurtured in an environment that allows them to fully explore and develop their potential. Each student works closely with one of our outstanding faculty members in developing their conducting skills and there is ample opportunity for students to conduct our world class choral and instrumental ensembles.

Students are encouraged to become the well-rounded conductors, educators, musicians, and scholars needed in today’s changing world.

Choral Conducting Faculty: Dr. Elroy Friesen
Instrumental Conducting Faculty: Julian Pellicano
Dr. Fraser Linklater