MUS 326 Vocal Methods

Prerequisite: MUS 223 or permission of the instructor

A course in the fundamentals of singing for grades K-12 and how these fundamentals may be used in effective instruction of students in a school's music program to develop healthy singing habits and music reading independence. Special attention is given to the physical and psychological aspects of vocal pedagogy for unchanged and changing voices, along with methods appropriate to the choral rehearsal. Focus is also given to the benefits of vocal music for students with special needs, and the benefits of including special needs students in the school choir. Coursework will include a survey of choral music, choral literature, and choral resources as it applies to the school music program at all levels.


1 Course Credit