2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
    
    Oct 18, 2019  
2018-2019 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MUSC 176 - A Capella Singing & Performance


Designed for students who sing, or are interested in singing, in an a capella group or a choir, this course introduces the fundamental aspects of a capella singing and conducting. Topics covered will include the anatomy of the voice and classical vocal technique; alternative vocal techniques including beat box, scat, overtone singing and yodeling; basic conducting and expressiveness through gesture; effective rehearsal practices; lyric diction; basic harmony, intonation and blend; and how musical structure affects performance practices.  The format of the class will alternate between seminar and lab. All students are expected to sing.

Course Designation/Attribute: AP

Anticipated Terms Offered: bi-annually