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2019-2020 University Catalog 
2019-2020 University Catalog [Archived Catalogue]

MMED 734 The Child Voice: Practical Applications And Theory

3 credits 45.0 hours
700 level graduate course

This course will provide an overview of current theories and practices in working with young voices from elementary school through middle school. Singers in early elementary, late elementary and middle school age groups will be available, demonstrating the practical application of contemporary choral education theory. The focus will be on treble voices and beginning changing voices. Topics will include teaching appropriate vocal technique for each age, expectations of ability level for each age group, conducting, repertoire, music literacy, working with accompanists, teaching musicianship in the choral rehearsal, and rehearsal planning. This course is ideal for anyone dealing with young voices in a classroom or rehearsal setting in a school, church, or community chorus.

This course is not repeatable for credit.