MUS 221 - Voice Class II
Intermediate collegiate level study of vocal music with emphasis on developing diction, breath control, increasing vocal resonance, improving stage presence, and cultivating accuracy, artistry and musicianship. Students will study a wide variety of vocal materials; e.g., Elizabethian lute songs, classical and romantic art songs, as well as standards, "pop" styles, and Broadway show tunes. Three class hours.
Prerequisites: MUS 121, prior vocal experience, or by audition.
Course Learning Outcomes
1. Demonstrate proper breath support.
2. Reproduce Bel Canto style vocal production.
3. Interpret and perform a wide variety of advanced solo repertoire.
4. Articulate good diction.
5. Perform advanced singing styles in recital.
Course Offered Fall and Spring