Class Voice II

Faculty
Language, Literature & Performing Arts
Department
Music
Course Code
MUSC 1266
Credits
2.00
Semester Length
15 weeks
Max Class Size
20
Typically Offered
To be determined

Overview

Course Description
This course is a continuation of Class Voice I. Students will continue to develop their understanding and application of vocal technique and musicianship through singing.
Course Content

This course will continue to develop concepts and components of beginning singing, including anatomy, terminology and physical function, with specific reference to: 

  • application of breath management
  • developing tone
  • diction, language, phrasing
  • introduction to the International Phonetic Alphabet
  • coordination of vocal technique with expressive performance
  • moving towards artistry (examination of components of performance leading to easy and instant communication: stage presence, technical accuracy, control of emotional content)
Methods Of Instruction

Classes will include lectures and demonstrations by the instructor in a group setting.  Students will receive some individual direction from the instructor. Each student will prepare and sing a prescribed number of solo songs to be presented in the classroom environment and will receive feedback from the instructor and the group. 

Means of Assessment
In-class performance (2) 40%
Written assignment 20%
Self evaluation 10%
Written final exam 30%
  100%

 

Learning Outcomes

This course is a continuation of Class Voice I, with greater emphasis placed on the application of techniques learned in the previous semester.  On successful completion of this course, students should have a greater understanding of the concepts and components of beginning singing, basic vocal anatomy and terminology.  Through singing performance, they should be able to demonstrate competence in interpretation, musicianship and healthy vocal technique.  Students will gain confidence in the use of their voices.

Textbook Materials

A list of recommended textbooks and materials is provided on the Instructor’s Course Outline, which is available to students at the beginning of each semester.

Requisites

Prerequisites

MUSC 1167

Corequisites

No corequisite courses.

Equivalencies

No equivalent courses.

Course Guidelines

Course Guidelines for previous years are viewable by selecting the version desired. If you took this course and do not see a listing for the starting semester / year of the course, consider the previous version as the applicable version.

Course Transfers

Institution Transfer Details Effective Dates
There are no applicable transfer credits for this course.

Course Offerings

Fall 2021

There aren't any scheduled upcoming offerings for this course.