(MUSC 260R) Individual Instruction
Private instruction for sophomore-level music majors. Consists of weekly fifty-minute lessons. The student participates in a recital and jury. Instructor’s consent required. Fee required. Master class participation required.
|Credit Hours||1.0 - 3.0 Lecture|
|Prerequisites||MUSC 160R, 2 semesters|
|Offered||Fall, Winter, Spring|
|Programs||Music (BA), Piano Performance Minor|
Course Learning Outcomes
Upon completing this course, students will be able to:
- Gain technical expertise and further accomplishment in the field of singing.
- Discover vocal issues impeding the freedom and beauty of the voice, and find solutions for improvement in these areas.
- Refine self-discipline skills by adhering to a practice schedule improve vocal artistry and sensitivity to both music and lyrics.
- Develop a capacity for expressive, healthy singing.
- Improve vocal technique in the areas of posture, breathing, phonation, resonance, and articulation.
- Increase knowledge of vocal literature appropriate for the student's voice type.
- Develop the use of analytical skills as a tool to understand music from various historical, cultural, and linguistic settings.
- Refine singing skills in English and at least one other language each semester, according to the literature being studied.
- Learn and apply performance skills to include stage etiquette, stage presentation, and vocalism.