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MUS 104 - Chorus IV

Lecture Hours: 0 Lab Hours: 3 Credits: 1

Description: This course includes the study and performance of selected choral music. 

Course Topics:
  • Basics of singing: posture, vowels, breathing
  • Rudimentary elements of sight-singing, rhythms, and phrasing
  • Common rehearsal techniques within a vocal ensemble
  • Practice and perform a variety of styles wihin the choral genre
  • The influence of culture on the choral genre and singing styles

Textbook information can be found on the Book Inn website.
Required Materials:
  • Music supplies (instructor will provide a list of required supplies the first day of class)
  • Additional supplies may be suggested by instructor over the course of the semester

Grading System:
An overall grade of C or higher is required for transferability.

A =  90 - 100
B =   80 - 89
C =   70 - 79
D =   60 - 69
F =     0 - 59

Student Learning Outcomes:
  1. Demonstrate knowledge about the basics of singing such as correct posture, diction, and breathing techniques
  2. Apply rudimentary elements of sight-singing, rhythms, and phrasing
  3. Demonstrate knowledge about common rehearsal techniques within a large vocal ensemble
  4. Perform music using proper breath control, musical phrasing, and artistic interpretations
  5. Practice and perform a variety of styles within the choral genre
  6. Apply knowledge of the influence of culture on the choral genre and singing styles.

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