Mar 31, 2023
MUS 154B - Class Voice for the Non-major
This course is designed for the non-major beginning voice student. Through group instruction the fundamentals of proper vocal production will be introduced and practiced; concepts of breathing, resonance and articulation. Students will prepare group songs and individual solos by the end of the quarter. May be repeated for credit.
Prerequisite: each course prerequisite to the next numeral (A.) Piano I, II, III; (B.) Voice I, II; (H.) Guitar I, II.
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Properly use vocal and musical terminology and skills related to the study of voice.
- Sing with confidence and poise.
- Demonstrate command of beginning vocal skills.
- Demonstrate various approaches to the fundamentals of vocal technique: breathing, resonance and articulation in their own singing.
- Identify their range and demonstrate beginning mastery of the vocal registers.
- Demonstrate fundamental concepts of diction: vowel formation, legato singing and free articulation of consonants.
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