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MUS 142 COLLEGE CHOIR II

MUS 142College Choir II

Course Outline

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

  1. demonstrate proper vocal technique;
  2. define/demonstrate and distinguish between balance, blend, diction, and intonation;
  3. discuss and implement the underlying concepts of expressive singing; and
  4. perform a variety of choral literature, including sacred and secular genres as well as the music of other cultures.