MU 312

Advanced Vocal Techniques and Diction

Seminar in vocal production, vocal pedagogy, and anatomy, as well as advanced study of the International Phonetic Alphabet and techniques of singing in Latin, Italian, French, and German. Familiarization with the proper pronunciation of these languages and their application to musical performance, as well as vocal music education. Prerequisite: Music 213 of instrumental majors. No prerequisite for vocal majors. Meets three hours weekly. Credit, 1 hour. Offered in a five semester rotation.