MUS 231B: Applied Music, Western (Voice)

Credits 1 6

This course provides individual instruction in vocal performance. The course covers intermediate vocal technique paced to an appropriate level for each student’s experience. Applied Voice is a performance class. The emphasis will be toward developing vocal technique that focuses on breath technique, expression, movement, clarity, dynamics, diction and musicianship. May be repeated up to 4 credits. (1 hour individual instruction)

Course Outcomes
  • Demonstrate basic vocal techniques of physical alignment, breath support, breath control, and tone production
  • Apply basic concepts of rhythm and pitch accuracy in performances.
  • Employ basic concepts of sight reading in learning music for performance.
  • Demonstrate professional performance practices