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College of Arts and Sciences School of Music

Studio Voice

Jury assessment in the Voice Area for spring of 2020 will necessitate the move to online recordings provided by the student in addition to the online Jury Repertoire Form, and digital assessments provided by the voice faculty. The instructions for requirements and steps are provided below.

PROCEDURE: Voice Jury for Spring 2020

PROCESS: Creating a Playlist and Sharing

COMPLETE and SUBMIT ONLINE: Jury Repertoire Form

You will insert a link for your playlist in the space provided. You will receive confirmation if you submitted successfully!

Elementary Voice

  1. Review basic vocal technique
  2. Prepare a minimum of 4 songs for 2 credit enrollment
  3. Demonstrate a basic concept of communication through music
  4. Carry out a coordinated listening program as required
  5. Demonstrate a basic knowledge and understanding of style and interpretation of the material studied through writing and performance

Intermediate Voice

  1. Demonstrate continued development of basic vocal technique
  2. Continue songs in English and Italian
  3. Emphasize German and French repertoire and other languages as appropriate
  4. Prepare a minimum of 4 songs for 2 credit enrollment
    Prepare a minimum of 6 songs for 4 credit enrollment
  5. Begin study of opera and oratorio arias
  6. Continued coordinated listening as required
  7. Demonstrate a developing knowledge and understanding of style and interpretation of the material studied through writing and performance
  8. Complete a Qualifying Exam for the voice faculty and an outside representative for admission to upper division standing (for advanced study, recital preparation)

Advanced Voice

  1. Demonstrate a firm grasp of vocal techniques, including embellishments and ornaments
  2. Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of style and interpretation of the material studied through writing and performance
  3. Continue study of opera and oratorio
  4. Begin study of French songs and literature in the contemporary idiom
  5. Prepare junior and senior recitals for public presentation as required for degree program.
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