The Bachelor of Arts course with main discipline in orchestral conducting is provided by the Orchestral Instruments department and enables students to combine training in orchestral conducting with instrumental studies. The major module includes instrumental and conducting classes. The orchestral conducting classes include silent conducting, conducting with two pianos or with the HEM workshop orchestra. The orchestral conducting classes enable students to develop their analytical skills and conducting technique. The course also includes basic training in percussion, basic acoustics and audio engineering, as well as classes in keyboard harmony.