Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Class Voice II
Course: MUP134

First Term: 1995 Fall
Lec + Lab   2 Credit(s)   3 Period(s)   2.7 Load  
Course Type: Academic
Load Formula: S

Description: Continuation of Class Voice I including the elements of stage presence and diction

MCCCD Official Course Competencies
1. Develop correct singing posture. (I)
2. Develop breath support. (II)
3. Develop correct vowel formation and consonant closure. (III)
4. Execute beginning vocal exercises. (III)
5. Apply correct vocal posture, breath support, diction, and facial communication to beginning vocal repertoire. (I, II, III)
6. Use stage presence effectively in performance. (IV)
7. Identify finely trained singers. (V)
8. Perform beginning repertoire in class. (VI)
MCCCD Official Course Outline
I. Posture
II. Breath/support
   A. Beginning breathing exercises
   B. Breathing musculature
III. Vocalization/diction
   A. Larynx overview
   B. Vowel placement through beginning exercises
   C. Open/closed vowels
   D. Diphthongs
   E. Voiced/unvoiced consonants
   F. Use of diction in various genres
IV. Stage presence
V. Identifying/evaluating trained singers
   A. Live performance
   B. Television/video tapes
   C. CDs
   E. Concert critiques
VI. Perform pieces during class
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date:  5/23/1995

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