Artesis Plantijn Hogeschool Antwerpen
Koninklijk Conservatorium van Antwerpen
Language Coaching Conducting 113419/3357/2425/1/31
Study guide

Language Coaching Conducting 1

Academic year 2024-25
Is found in:
  • Educational Master of Arts in Music & Performing Arts
    Choice option within specialisation:
    • Choir Conducting within Music
  • Master of Arts in Music, programme stage 4
    Choice option within specialisation:
    • Choir Conducting within Conducting
  • Master of Arts in Music
    Choice option within specialisation:
    • Choir Conducting within Conducting
This is a single course unit.
Study load: 3 credits
Co-ordinator: Anthonis Luc
Other teaching staff: Avantario Sabrina, Cambier Anne, Seeger Kai-Rouven, Vervoort Valerie
Languages: Dutch, English
Scheduled for: Academic year
This course unit is marked out of 20 (rounded to an integer).
Possible deadlines for learning account: 31.10.2024 ()
Re-sit exam: is possible.
Possibility of deliberation: You have to pass this course unit (will never be deliberated).
Total study time: 30,00 hours


There are no prerequisites for this course.

Educational organisation (text)

Group-focussed individual coaching

Prerequisite competencies (text)

Successful passing of the entrance exam for Choir Conducting. At the entrance exam, the student must demonstrate that he/she possesses the correct pre-requisites. See the details of the entrance exam on the website.

Learning outcomes (list)

1.2 The student masters the internationally used stylistic performance practice standards.
The student acquires knowledge of the elementary basic pronunciation rules in the various languages (German, French and Italian).
4.3 The student can present orally and in writing the results of critical (self-)reflection.
The student develops general awareness regarding the language (language as source of inspiration, clarity).

Course content

Read the vademecum.
Knowledge of the basic pronunciation rules of German and Italian and a general understanding of the language (as a source of inspiration and in terms of clarity):

Introduction to language coaching
Phonetic alphabet
(Muscle) exercises
Implementation of pronunciation rules
Development of a critical ear
Texts of vocal music

During the two year Language Coaching Conducting 1 and 2 course, students study one language per year, Italian or German. Students may decide themselves which language they will take at which level.

Study material (text): Mandatory

Choral works
Texts from vocal music

Educational organisation (list)

Learning Activities
Artistic praxis15,00 hours
Work time outside of contact hours15,00 hours

Evaluation (list)

Evaluation(s) for first exam chance
Eerste examenperiodeArtistic practical assessment40,00
Eerste examenperiodeArtistic skills assessment permanently during class weeks (Permanent evaluation)60,00
Evaluation(s) for re-sit exam
2nd examination periodArtistic skills assessment during the examination series100,00