2022-2023 Yavapai College Catalog 
    Jun 09, 2023  
2022-2023 Yavapai College Catalog [PREVIOUS CATALOG YEAR]

MUS 134 - Singing for the Actor

Description: Study and development of the voice as it relates to the Musical Theatre genre.  An integrated approach to singing through the application of music reading skills, characterization, and the analysis and performance of standard repertoire.  Designed for aspiring actors, singers, and dancers.

Credits: 3
Lecture: 2
Lab: 2

Course Content:
  1. Vocal techniques
  2. Elements of music notation
  3. Analysis of music, lyrics, and character
  4. Rehearsal and performance of selected repertoire
  5. Musical connection to language, culture, and art

Learning Outcomes:
  1. Produce proper physiology of the vocal mechanism. (1)
  2. Integrate music reading skills with analysis of selected repertoire. (2-5)
  3. Develop stage presentation skills. (1,4)
  4. Express the character's essence in the context of the song. (3,4,5)
  5. Create performance technique through vocal production, music analysis and repertoire study. (1-5)
  6. Articulate the artistic context of the repertoire. (3 -5)