Feb 22, 2024  
2023-2024 University Catalog 
2023-2024 University Catalog

STME 618 Preparing the Solo Singer: Contemporary Vocal Strategies

3 credits 42.0 hours
600 level graduate course

This course is designed to advance the knowledge and skills of the K-12 vocal music educator through learning and integrating contemporary vocal music into the curriculum and aiding the solo singer. Contemporary styles will include Jazz, R & B, Rock, and Pop. Participants will explore and learn strategies that can be implemented in their classrooms. These strategies can be used in one-on-one coaching, but also applied to group vocal settings and large ensemble rehearsals. Participants will also be exposed to arranging methods and learn how to work contemporary ideas and repertoire into a traditional choir settings well as into a variety of group settings. Participants will be expected to sing daily as a component of this course.

This course may be completed 2 times for credit.