This course is designed to further the understanding of vocal technique you established in Voice Basics, Part 1. This semester the focus will be on personal interpretation, performance preparation, and the skills necessary for collaborating with other musicians. This will build upon your experiences and insights with singing, using vocal technique, music theory, music history, and various methods to make you a stronger artist and performer. You will also investigate the technology that has shaped how people sing today, and you will learn to use that technology to your advantage.

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.
Prerequisites
Voice Basics, Part 1 (MUSIC 055)
Course Outline
Unit 1: Expanding Vocal Range
Unit 2: Ear Training
Unit 3: Song Interpretation
Unit 4: Meter, Feel, and Tempo
Unit 5: Scales, Key Centers, and Harmony
Unit 6: Resonance and Tonal Placement
Unit 7: Genres and Styles of Singing
Unit 8: Microphone Technique
Unit 9: Performance Etiquette and Audition Technique
Unit 10: Collaboration and Live Performance
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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