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EIT 170 Performance Skills
Credit Hours:  1
Effective Term: Fall 2015
SUN#:  None
AGEC: None  
Credit Breakdown: 3 Labs
Times for Credit: 4
Grading Option: A/F Only

Description: Private coaching and practice for a modern popular music soloist or ensemble that concentrates on proper tone production, technique, style, stage presence, and communication skills, incorporating live sound reinforcement and lighting design in the development of a live audience performance. Intended for students with moderate vocal or instrumental music proficiency. May be taken four times for credit.

Prerequisites: None

Corequisites: None


Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Application Level) Demonstrate characteristic tone qualities with proper intonation.
2. (Application Level) Demonstrate technical accuracy as a solo performer or within an ensemble.
3. (Application Level) Practice and perform in a stylistically appropriate manner in the chosen idioms.
4. (Application Level) Show proper stage and entertainment skills appropriate to the chosen genre.
5. (Application Level) Practice appropriate communication skills between performers and crews.
6. (Synthesis Level) Design a short show to include all elements of performance, including live sound reinforcement and lighting design.
Internal/External Standards Accreditation
1. Perform at all times with a characteristic tone quality and proper intonation.
2. Perform their music with technical and rhythmical accuracy.
3. Perform their chosen music in a stylistically appropriate manner.
4. Display proper entertainment skills as they relate to presence, style, and communication with the audience for their chosen genre.
5. Demonstrate appropriate rehearsal communication skills between fellow performers and crew.
6. Perform as a part of a live audience show their music which includes live sound reinforcement and concert lighting.