NVCC COLLEGE-WIDE COURSE CONTENT SUMMARY
MUS 136 - APPLIED MUSIC-VOICE (1-2 CR.)

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Prerequisite is division approval. Teaches singing, proper breath control, diction, and development of tone. Studies the standard repertoire. One or two half-hour lessons per week. Four to eight hours of practice (laboratory) required.

GENERAL COURSE PURPOSE

This course is designed to provide the student with individual instruction in voice.

ENTRY LEVEL COMPETENCY

None

COURSE OBJECTIVES

The student will develop musical techniques and musicianship through the study of appropriate exercises and repertoire.

MAJOR TOPICS TO BE COVERED

    1. Development of technical facility
    2. Stylistic differences in repertoire
    3. Performance
OPTIONAL TOPICS
    1. Biographical information about composers
    2. Development of aural perception
    3. Master classes
    4. Concert attendance
    5. Ensemble playing
Revised 5/98

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