MUS- V 100/ 1-2 Cr.
The goal for this course is to provide students with knowledge of musical and cultural traditions, healthy vocal technique, development of music reading and notation, and an evaluative and critical ear. By the end of the course, the student should have developed a thorough understanding of a broad range of voice literature and its cultural traditions as well as proper techniques to further develop a solid musical foundation for singing.
- Available Online: No
- Credit by Exam: No
- Laptop Required: No
The goals for this course are defined below to meet the standards and guidelines for NASM Accreditation:
To enhance singing skills through use of correct vocal technique
To understand and read musical notation
To hear, identify, and work with musical elements which include rhythm, melody,
harmony, structure, timbre and texture
To become acquainted with songs from varied cultures and from different genres
To learn a varied repertoire such as Italian, German, French, Spanish, and English,
which would include opera, art song, musical theatre, jazz, and popular music
To build self-confidence in performance
To listen and evaluate others in performance
To develop and defend musical judgements