Voice: Foundations 2 (non-credit)

COURSE OVERVIEW:

Lesson 1: Resonance and Tonal Placement

  • Sensation versus reality
  • Vowels
  • Articulators

Lesson 2: Genres and Styles of Singing

  • Music timeline
  • Venues and Audience
  • Working across genres

Lesson 3: Microphone technique

  • Types of microphones
  • Set-up
  • Studio singing
  • History of the microphone

Lesson 4: Performance Etiquette and Audition Technique

  • Performance preparation
  • Identifying your strengths
  • Etiquette

Lesson 5: Collaboration and Live Performance

  • Common terminology
  • Preparing for a rehearsal
  • Performance preparation
  • Expression onstage

 

REQUIRED MATERIALS:

  • Working instrument
  • Reliable access to a computer and internet
  • Recording device for recording assignments (phone, tablet, camera, computer, etc.)
  • Broadway Presents! Teens’ Musical Theatre Anthology (Publ. Hal Leonard; 2009 edition)
  • Folk Songs for Solo Singers Volume 1 (Publ. Alfred Music; 1996 edition)

 

Voice: Foundations 2 – UC APPROVED

COURSE OVERVIEW:

Lesson 1: Resonance and Tonal Placement

  • Sensation versus reality
  • Vowels
  • Articulators

Lesson 2: Genres and Styles of Singing

  • Music timeline
  • Venues and Audience
  • Working across genres

Lesson 3: Microphone technique

  • Types of microphones
  • Set-up
  • Studio singing
  • History of the microphone

Lesson 4: Performance Etiquette and Audition Technique

  • Performance preparation
  • Identifying your strengths
  • Etiquette

Lesson 5: Collaboration and Live Performance

  • Common terminology
  • Preparing for a rehearsal
  • Performance preparation
  • Expression onstage

 

REQUIRED MATERIALS:

  • Working instrument
  • Reliable access to a computer and internet
  • Recording device for recording assignments (phone, tablet, camera, computer, etc.)
  • Broadway Presents! Teens’ Musical Theatre Anthology (Publ. Hal Leonard; 2009 edition)
  • Folk Songs for Solo Singers Volume 1 (Publ. Alfred Music; 1996 edition)

 

Voice: Foundations 1 (non-credit)

COURSE OVERVIEW:

Lesson 1: Expanding your Range

  • Voice types
  • Genre changes
  • Technique

Lesson 2: Ear Training

  • Pitch and Timing
  • Music Theory
  • Intonation and Tuning

Lesson 3: Song Interpretation

  • Analyzing text for meaning
  • Context and subtext
  • Melodic content

Lesson 4: Meter, Feel, and Tempo

  • Meter
  • Tempo
  • Compound and Simple time

Lesson 5: Scales, Key Centers, and Harmony

  • Harmony and Melody
  • Major and Minor
  • Key Centers
  • Chorus and Back-up singers

 

REQUIRED MATERIALS:

  • Working instrument
  • Reliable access to a computer and internet
  • Recording device for recording assignments (phone, tablet, camera, computer, etc.)
  • Broadway Presents! Teens’ Musical Theatre Anthology (Publ. Hal Leonard; 2009 edition)
  • Folk Songs for Solo Singers Volume 1 (Publ. Alfred Music; 1996 edition)

Voice: Foundations 1 – UC APPROVED

COURSE OVERVIEW:

Lesson 1: Expanding your Range

  • Voice types
  • Genre changes
  • Technique

Lesson 2: Ear Training

  • Pitch and Timing
  • Music Theory
  • Intonation and Tuning

Lesson 3: Song Interpretation

  • Analyzing text for meaning
  • Context and subtext
  • Melodic content

Lesson 4: Meter, Feel, and Tempo

  • Meter
  • Tempo
  • Compound and Simple time

Lesson 5: Scales, Key Centers, and Harmony

  • Harmony and Melody
  • Major and Minor
  • Key Centers
  • Chorus and Back-up singers

 

REQUIRED MATERIALS:

  • Working instrument
  • Reliable access to a computer and internet
  • Recording device for recording assignments (phone, tablet, camera, computer, etc.)
  • Broadway Presents! Teens’ Musical Theatre Anthology (Publ. Hal Leonard; 2009 edition)
  • Folk Songs for Solo Singers Volume 1 (Publ. Alfred Music; 1996 edition)