Singing is a truly unique, exciting, and rewarding form of self-expression. In Voice Basics 1, you will develop your own vocal technique, musical interests, and self-awareness throughout the semester. This course has been designed to engage your personal interests and strengths while providing a solid foundational knowledge of singing technique. You will study anatomy and mechanics, music theory, and artistic interpretation, all with the goal of making you a better, more insightful singer and artist.

Course Details

Note
You must be able to make a digital video recording of yourself singing, and you will need a webcam for appointments with the instructor.
Course Outline
Unit 1: How the Voice Works
Unit 2: Breath and Supported Singing
Unit 3: Singing Preparation- Stretches and Movement for Singers
Unit 4: Registers
Unit 5: Learning Your Music
Unit 6: Vowels
Unit 7: Phrasing and Style
Unit 8: Enunciation and Vibrato
Unit 9: Vocal Health and Good Habits
Unit 10: Music's Cultural and Personal Impact
Syllabus
Textbooks
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Broadway Presents! Teens' Musical Theatre Anthology: Female Edition: A Treasury of Songs from Stage & Film, Specially Designed for Teen Singers! (Required)
ISBN: 9780739057971
2009 Hal Leonard
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Broadway Presents! Teens' Musical Theatre Anthology: Male Edition: A Treasury of Songs from Stage & Film, Specially Designed for Teen Singers! (Required)
ISBN: 9780739057988
2009 Hal Leonard
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Folk Songs for Solo Singers, Vol 1: 11 Folk Songs Arranged for Solo Voice and Piano . . . For Recitals, Concerts, and Contests (Medium High Voice) (Required)
by: Jay Althouse
ISBN: 9780882848723
1993 Alfred Music
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Folk Songs for Solo Singers, Vol 1: 11 Folk Songs Arranged for Solo Voice and Piano . . . For Recitals, Concerts, and Contests (Medium Low Voice) (Required)
by: Jay Althouse
ISBN: 9780882848778
1993 Alfred Music
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