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MUS 231 Private Voice Lessons III

Prerequisite: Permission of Department Chair. Students must be a Music Theater Major.

Course Description: Voice lessons gear to the healthy and free vocal production of the musical theatre singer.

1 credits

MUS 232 Private Voice Lessons IV

Course Description:: Voice lessons geared to the healthy and free vocal production of the musical theatre singer.
Course Rotation: NYC: Spring.

1 credits

Prerequisites

MUS 231 Minimum Grade of D

MUS 250 Musical Theatre History and Repertoire I

Course Description: An exploration into the style and repertoire of the most influential composers and lyricists of the early Musical Theatre.

For Musical Theater Majors only.

3 credits

MUS 251 Applied Music I

Course Description: Individual study of an instrument or voice. 7 hours weekly outside preparation. May be taken only once for academic credit. Open to students at all levels of advancement.

Course Rotation: TBA.

3 credits

MUS 252 Applied Music II

Course Description: A continuation of Applied Music I. May be taken only once for academic credit.

Course Rotation: TBA.

3 credits

Prerequisites

MUS 251 Min Grade D

MUS 260 Musical Theatre Technique I

Prerequisite: Sophomore standing required. Students must be a Music Theater Major.
Course Description: A performance based class with an emphasis on integration of acting, singing and movement skills. This begins the fundamental musical theater courses.

3 credits

MUS 261 Musical Theatre Technique II

Prerequisite: Open to Theater majors only.

Course Description: A performance-based class with an emphasis on integration of acting, singing and movement skills. In this class, students will learn to sing material from the musical theatre repertoire in a dramatic context.

3 credits

Prerequisites

MUS 260 Minimum Grade of D

MUS 296C Topic: Freshman Voice II

Course Description: A continuation of the work done is MUS 296A that will help the beginning student to understand how to use the voice in a healthy manner and acquire a healthy vocal technique. In addition, the students will learn how to work with an accompanist/coach and to prepare their music properly.

2 credits

MUS 296D Topic: Sophomore Voice II

Course Description: A continuation of the work done in MUS 296B that will help the more advanced student to understand how to use the voice in a healthy manner and acquire a healthy vocal technique. In addition, the students will learn to increase the support for the voice and to begin building a repertoire while working with an accompanist/coach to prepare their music properly.

2 credits

MUS 296F Music Theater Scene Study

Course Description: A performance class building on the work begun in MUS 196F focusing on the acting and stylistic adjustments required for the performance of a musical number within the context of the scene and the entire musical work. Attention will be paid to partner and ensemble work. In addition to building on an acting foundation the course will address issues of range and vocal support, style and repertory.

3 credits

Prerequisites

MUS 196H Min Grade D