A full recital consists of a public performance of 40-45 minutes in length of memorized music from representative styles and periods. Repertoire shall be art songs and arias in three representative style periods and languages, including but not limited to Italian, French, English, and German. Prerequisite: 390.

Students will study healthy vocal technique and pedagogy utilizing a supported, balanced tone. Repertoire will consist of a combination of music literature including music theatre and art songs in English and other lyric languages of interest to the student (i.e. Spanish, Italian, Latin, French, German, etc.) Restricted to non-music majors. Restricted to students with freshman or sophomore standing. May be repeated for credit. AE

The study of applied voice will include vocal techniques and pedagogy, balanced natural tone, correct pitches and rhythms, and accurate phrasing. Repertoire consisting of art songs and arias in representative style periods and languages, including but not limited to Italian, French, English, and German. Music theater literature may be included, at the discretion of the instructor. Restricted to students with freshman and sophomore standing. May be repeated for credit.

The course is comprised each week of a half-period vocal coaching session with a faculty coach-accompanist and a half-period of collaborative work in the students applied voice lesson. Vocal coaching will address the style, musical markings, tempo, language, phrasing, and interpretation of the applied lesson repertoire. Students registered for two credits of MUVO 171 must register concurrently for one credit of MUVO 172. Students registered for one credit of MUVO 171 must register concurrently for .5 credit of MUVO 172. Restricted to music majors.

Students will study healthy vocal technique and pedagogy utilizing a supported, balanced tone. Repertoire will consist of a combination of music literature including music theatre and art songs in English and other lyric languages of interest to the student (i.e. Spanish, Italian, Latin, French, German, etc.) Restricted to non-music majors. Restricted to students with junior standing or higher. May be repeated for credit. AE

The study of applied voice will continue with advanced technique and pedagogy with instruction tailored to the needs of the student and the preparation of a public performance of a solo recital. Restricted to students with freshman and sophomore standing. May be repeated for credit.

The course is comprised each week of a half-period vocal coaching session with a faculty coach-accompanist and a half-period of collaborative work in the students applied voice lesson. Vocal coaching will address the style, musical markings, tempo, language, phrasing, and interpretation of the applied lesson repertoire. Students registered for two credits of MUVO 171 must register concurrently for one credit of MUVO 172. Students registered for one credit of MUVO 171 must register concurrently for .5 credit of MUVO 172. Restricted to music majors.

The half-recital consists of a public performance of 20-25 minutes of memorized music from representative styles and periods. Repertoire shall be art songs and arias in three representative style periods and languages, including but not limited to Italian, French, English, and German.

Practicum experience of the vocal pedagogy emphasis in the vocal performance program. The practicum includes observation, teaching, recording, and journaling of applied lessons. A pedagogy contract must be submitted to the supervising faculty, department chair and the college dean before the end of the first week of the semester. Restricted to music majors accepted into the performance program by passing a hearing. Restricted to students with junior standing or higher. Permission of department chair required. Prerequisite MUSC 206, 420.

The course is designed as a practical introduction to choral arranging with exposure to pertinent elements of orchestration/instrumentation. Students will explore the art of choral arranging through critical evaluation, study of copyright, research of suitable source material, as well as examination of voicing, range, transposition, balance, notation, and texture. The course features guest speakers (brass, woodwind, and string specialists) and culminates with a forum performance of student arrangements. Students will use Finale® software for arranging projects. Prerequisites: 205, 252.