Bachelor of Music in Voice Performance

Instruction for Voice Performance majors entails private lessons, coaching, recitals, diction, voice literature, opera, and vocal pedagogy. Weekly studio and performance classes offer regular performing opportunities.

Bachelor of Music in Voice Performance (124 semester hours)

 Choirs and Conducting

11

CR109
Chapel Choir (2 terms) 2 (1 per term)
CR209
Schola Cantorum (2 terms) 2 (1 per term)
CR509
Symphonic Choir (4 terms) 4 (1 per term)
CR215Fundamentals of Conducting 3
 Applied Music and Diction 28
 Voice Primary (8 terms) 16 (2 per term)

 

Piano Secondary (4 terms)

4 (1 per term)
VC117 
English Diction 2
VC118 
Italian Diction
2
VC119 
French Diction
2
VC120 
German Diction
2
 Theory and Music History 33
TH141/142/241 
Musicianship I/II/III 4-4-4 12 (4 per term)
TH342 
Contemporary Trends 3
 Theory level I elective 3
 Theory level II elective 3
MH247/248 
Music Historiography I/II 3-3 6 (3 per term)
MH345 
Music History Since 1900 3
 Music History elective 3
 Professional Studies 13
VC307Voice Major Performance Class 3

VC408

VC409

Voice Science
or
Teaching Voice
3
VC433/434Song Literature I/II
4 (2 per term)
VC491The Singing Actor: Opera 3
 Arts and Sciences 30

LL131

English Composition

3
 Foreign Language I/II (2 courses) *1
6
 Foreign Language I/II (2 courses) *1 6
 Literature or Philosophy elective 3
 Social/Behavioral/Natural Science elective 3
 History elective 3
 Arts & Sciences electives (2 courses) 6
 Free Electives 9

 

Free electives

9

Notes

  1. Students must successfully complete one year each in two foreign languages, chosen from French, German, and Italian. If students are exempted from one or more semesters of foreign language study, they must replace the missing credits with other Arts and Sciences electives.
  2. Attendance at weekly studio classes is required during all semesters of applied study.
  3. A half recital must be presented in the junior year. A full recital must be presented in the senior year.

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