MUS-3060 Vocal Pedagogy K-12

2 credits

Prerequisite: None.

Students in the course will receive a thorough grounding in the structure and function of the vocal mechanism, combined with a survey of the standard pedagogical approaches to healthy phonation and singing technique. Special emphasis will be given to the particular psychological and technical problems manifested by children in various stages of development. The net gain from this course will be the ability to deal more effectively and efficiently with young voices, resulting in a significant improvement in the sound of one's choral ensembles.