2020-2021 Catalog 
    
    Oct 18, 2021  
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MUS 134 - Singing for the Actor


Description: Study and development of the voice using the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) in English and Italian literature.  An integrated approach to singing through transcription, pronunciation, analysis and performance of required repertoire.

Credits: 3
Lecture: 2
Lab: 2

Course Content:
  1. Vocal techniques
  2. IPA symbols and pronunciation
  3. Music and lyric analysis
  4. Musical connection to other languages, societies and arts

Learning Outcomes:
  1. Produce proper physiology of the vocal mechanism. (1)  
  2. Integrate sounds and symbols of the IPA for solo literature. (2-4)
  3. Create performance techniques through vocal application and repertoire study. (1-4)
  4. Integrate proper IPA in song for dramatic performance. (1-4)
  5. Construct a repertoire portfolio for audition and performance. (1-4)
  6. Articulate the artistic context of the repertoire. (4)