2013-2015 Undergraduate Catalog

MUS 260 Voice Class, Level I

Studies the human voice in artistic singing, with practical application of the basic principles needed to prepare and perform: an understanding of the anatomy of the voice, proper breath support, tone quality, diction, and interpretation of solo vocal music of varied styles. Students identify and begin to develop a repertoire suitable for their voice types while they apply this knowledge of the fundamental principles through singing experiences in class. Music of the art song, folk and musical theater repertories emphasized, along with general care of the voice in all styles of singing. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.