(MUSC 363) Vocal Pedagogy
Problems and solutions in vocal training; the physical nature of the voice including vocal acoustics, technical and artistic preparation to be a teacher of singing.
|Credit Hours||3.0 Lecture|
|Prerequisites||MUSC 260R, 2 semesters|
|Offered||Winter - odd years|
Course Learning Outcomes
Upon completing this course, students will be able to:
- Gain practical experience teaching through Peer teaching. Teaching assigned private students with the instructor. Teaching seven one-on-one lessons, simulating a private studio experience.
- Gain basic understanding of the physiology of the vocal anatomy, including breathing and laryngeal functions.
- Learn to recognize common vocal problems which impede a free, healthy vocal technique.
- Become familiar with pedagogical methods and tools for correcting said vocal issues.
- Observe three lessons with music faculty, two lessons with voice teachers (only one can be with your private instructor), and one lesson with a non-vocal teacher.
- Articulating successes and challenges in voice teaching through assignments and in discussions.