MUS 142 COLLEGE CHOIR II
MUS 142 – College Choir II
Course Number & Name: MUS 142 College Choir II
Credit Hours: 1.0 Contact Hours: 1.0 Lecture: 1.0 Lab: N/A Other: N/A
Prerequisites: Grade of “C” or better in MUS 141 or placement
Co-requisites: None Concurrent Courses: None
Course Description: A vocal ensemble of mixed voices dedicated to the study, rehearsal, and performance of a variety of choral literature. This course is the second in a series of four: MUS 141, MUS 142, MUS 241, and MUS 242. This course is open to all students interested in a college choral singing experience.
Course Goals: Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to do the following
- demonstrate proper vocal technique;
- define/demonstrate and distinguish between balance, blend, diction, and intonation;
- discuss and implement the underlying concepts of expressive singing; and
- perform a variety of choral literature, including sacred and secular genres as well as the music of other cultures.