Music Performance: Vocal

Music Performance: Vocal
Hours76 Credit Hours
LEPLimited Enrollment Program.
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Program Requirements

requirement 2 Complete 8.0 hours from the following course(s)
requirement 3 Complete 8.0 hours from the following course(s)
requirement 4
Complete one hour of ensemble each semester for eight semesters, including: a) 2-6 hours from Category 1: Approved Large Ensembles. b) 1-6 hours of the following: Music 316R: Opera Workshop (1:6:0). c) 1-5 hours of the following: Music 317R: Opera Ensemble (.5-3:6:0); Music 318R: Music Theatre Ensemble (1:0:5).
requirement 6 Complete 1 course
requirement 9 Complete 1 option
Pass a juried junior recital (Music 349) and a juried senior recital (Music 449).
Enroll in Music 349 (0.0 credit hours) or 449 (1.0 credit hour) for the semester during which a recital is to be presented. Concurrent enrollment in Music 360R is required. A prerecital hearing is required at least three weeks before juried recitals. Contact the Harris Fine Arts Center Scheduling Office (C-302 HFAC) for further information. See supervisor of accompanying regarding guidelines for accompanist fees.
option 9.1 Complete 2 courses
Note: Students must register for 449 before applying for graduation.
Recommended Complete 3 courses
Students intending to enter graduate school in voice should complete:
Program Outcomes: 

Vocal History and Skill Development

Show general knowledge of style, and demonstrate mastery of performance techniques associated with the vocal styles of the western tradition, including the genres of art song, oratorio, and opera; in the primary languages of English, Italian, German, and French.

Effective Auditioning

Demonstrate the ability to participate in the auditioning process which forms the basis of this career track without jealousy of the success of others or vanity at one's own success.

Teaching Skills

Demonstrate the ability to teach the skills listed above to others.

Career and Professionalism

Be educated about, and exposed to, a variety of professional vocal opportunities, including: solo concert work, contemporary vocal ensembles, crossover contemporary vocal styles and techniques, and choral ensembles. This includes encouraging students to participate in a vocal program every summer.