MUSC 100 Concert Choir I • V1-3 Cr.
Ensemble provides vocal performance opportunities of traditional choral literature, great masterworks and musical theater scenes. Covers vocal production, reading music, and musical expression. Includes daily and scheduled rehearsals, and performances outside of class. May be repeated for a maximum of 9 credits. Prerequisite: Audition and permission of instructor.
After completing this class, students should be able to:
- Demonstrate growth in the development of their vocal skills
- Demonstrate the ability to identify, follow, read and/or perform a variety of rhythmic and melodic passages as they are used in the creation of the music being performed
- Demonstrate the ability to identify, follow, read, interpret and perform a variety of musical expression markings, aural descriptors, as well as conducting gestures as they are used in the creation of music.
- Demonstrate the use of a variety of practice tools and methods as well as appropriate rehearsal and performance behavior to produce productive rehearsals and quality performances.
- Demonstrate the ability to identify and perform in a variety of styles as appropriate to the historical and cultural context of the music.
- Demonstrate the ability to perform a variety of musical styles
- Demonstrate the ability to recite, sing and translate a basic level of a variety of languages found in the music that is performed
- Demonstrate the ability to recognize and function in a variety of small and large group settings.
- Demonstrate the organization, and practice skills, that will provide the student with the tools to choose to keep music in their future lives
- Describe personal and motivational awareness of music’s potential role in a students future
- Demonstrate a connection to and expression of the message, meaning or intent of the music they are performing.
- Incorporate their own musical, time management, cooperative behavior skills and individual expression into the process of producing a musically meaningful and expressive performance.
- Evaluation Tools include but are not limited to
- Group Rehearsals and Performances
- Individual performances in class or on tape
- Written and/or oral self evaluations