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MUS 0408 - MS-Sec Choral Music Methods


3 Credit Hours
Designed to formulate principles for directing middle school and secondary choral ensembles. Topics include the history/philosophy of choral singing in America; vocal technique within the choral rehearsal; choral decorum regarding tone, diction, intonation, balance, blend, musicality, and stage deportment; principles of IPA; the changing voice; the development and evaluation of a choral program; concert programming; choral score study; and rehearsal techniques. Podium time for ensemble vocalization and rehearsal, along with 5 hours of onsite observation, will provide the aspiring choral conductor the opportunity for guided experience, and see its practicality firsthand, when conducting middle school and secondary choral ensembles. Includes a 5-hour practicum in selected local schools. A cleared FCSR background check is required. Course Charge: $30.00 Music Equip Maintenance Chg Prerequisite: MUS 0182  .



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