Designed for the pop/rock rhythm section player or instrumentalists, this course develops the skill of singing and playing simultaneously.
Performance of music in various stylesappropriate to general business jobs.
A lecture/demonstration course designed to provide knowledge and skills necessary for effective performance presentation: movement, microphone technique, stage dress, in-depth examination of causes
Staging and directing musical productions; acquisition of materials; budgeting; organization of production staff.
This course will cover all aspects of being a musical director of a live concert presentation involving vocal music.
A performance class for vocalists and instrumentalists interested in developing skills involved in live performance.
Continuation of PST-471. In-class performances will be videotaped and critiqued for effectiveness in movement and presentation.
A continuation of PST-351, this course further develops performance skills and is specifically directed at the self-accompanying singer/songwriter and small instrumental combinations (duets, trios,
Introductory fundamentals lab designed to address the basic elements of singing (e.g., breath management, intonation, tone quality, phrasing).
Improvement of English language pronunciation and articulation through the application of English language phonetics in pop, rock, and jazz vocal styles.
A workshop setting for vocalists that focuses on preparing for an audition and creating a portfolio of audition pieces useful in the present music industry.
Instruction and practice in vocal production for the nonvoice principal.
A continuation of PSVC-231.
This course is an introductory class designed to guide advanced upper-semester voice students interested in learning effective teaching skills as a private voice teacher.
Syllabic pitch and rhythmic exercises for the voice and application to a variety of styles.
An introductory survey course that will offer students a historic overview of the architects and pioneers of soul singing.
A performance class for voice principals concentrating on vocal jazz performance with rhythm section.
An advanced-level course for vocalists designed to improve improvisation skills through application of ear training and harmonic concepts including intervals, scales, and chord patterns.
A systematic integration of vocal/body awareness and presentation skills applied to vocal performance.
Overview of the financial planning process, including budgeting, risk management, taxes, retirement planning, estate planning, and investments.