A study of Latin American vocal styles and rhythms that includes Brazil, Argentina, Cuba, Mexico, and Puerto Rico.
A systematic integration of vocal/body awareness and presentation skills applied to vocal performance.
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 performance class for voice principals concentrating on vocal jazz performance with rhythm section.
An introductory survey course that will offer students a historic overview of the architects and pioneers of soul singing.
Syllabic pitch and rhythmic exercises for the voice and application to a variety of styles.
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.
A continuation of PSVC-231.
Instruction and practice in vocal production for the nonvoice principal.
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.
Improvement of English language pronunciation and articulation through the application of English language phonetics in pop, rock, and jazz vocal styles.
Introductory fundamentals lab designed to address the basic elements of singing (e.g., breath management, intonation, tone quality, phrasing).
Staging and directing musical productions; acquisition of materials; budgeting; organization of production staff.
A historical study of the development of the jazz vocalist and jazz vocal styles. Listening and style analysis through use of recordings and assigned student participation and performances.
A continuation of ISVC-111 for singers wishing to further develop self-accompanying skills on the guitar.
A lab for singers wishing to develop self-accompanying skills on the guitar: chord forms, rhythmic patterns, etc.
Musicianship for Singers provides singers with the opportunity to gain mastery of the knowledge and skills they learned in Ear Training and Music Application and Theory.
Maintaining a balance between body, mind, and spirit is essential for any musician to be healthy. This is wellness.
A continuation of vocal styles study with emphasis on song interpretation, elements of style, microphone technique, stage presence, and rehearsing with a rhythm section.
A continuation of ILVC-211. Additional concentration on singing lyrics on various chords, modes, and pentatonic scales in different time-feels and grooves.