MU 527A - Conducting Seminar - Level 1

  • 4 credits

Music score analysis, preparation and conducting problems; various conducting projects to sharpen skills and increase gestures.

This course can be applied toward:


Audition and acceptance into the graduate school.

Important Information

The Summer Conducting Seminar will be offered virtually this year from June 25 – July 23.

For more information about registering for this year's online Seminar, please contact Dr. Nathan Payant -

Textbooks and Materials

Contact instructor for a list of required course materials.


H. Wesley Kenney

(970) 491-6912 |

Wes Kenney is the Music Director of the Fort Collins Symphony and as Associate Professor of Music at Colorado State University where he directs the CSU Symphony and CSU Chamber Orchestra.

In six seasons as the Virginia Symphony's Associate Conductor, Wes Kenney appeared more than 350 times with that orchestra. Mr. Kenney was Co-principal Conductor of the Oakland Lyric Opera for four seasons and Music Director of the Virginia Ballet Theater.

In 2003, Mr. Kenney concluded his tenure at the College of William and Mary after three seasons as Director of the William and Mary Symphony Orchestra. He is a past president of the Conductors Guild, a 2000 member service organization to the conducting profession.

Mr. Kenney is a graduate of the University of Southern California and San Francisco State University.

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