Intermediate Voice (MVO4301.04)

Thomas Bogdan

For students of varying levels of singing ability. Vocal production and physiology will be discussed. Group warm-ups and vocalizations will incorporate exercises to develop breath control, resonance, projection, range, color, and agility. The fundamental concepts of singing will be explored in the preparation of specific song assignments. Personalization of text and emotional expression will be addressed. Students will study and perform traditional classical song literature (including early Italian songs, 17-18th century arias and repertoire in several languages) to strengthen and to facilitate technical growth before moving on to other contemporary styles. Students will have half-hour repertory sessions every other week with an accompanist. Students must have previous voice experience and/or study, and some music literacy.

Corequisites: Must participate in Music Workshop (Tuesdays, 6:30 – 8pm).

Prerequisites: Permission of instructor (audition times will be posted)
Credits: 2
W 10:10am-12noon
Maximum Enrollment: 5
Course Frequency:
This course is categorized as All courses, Two Credit, Voice, 4000, Thomas Bogdan.