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This program offers a high level of instruction in vocal technique and a variety of vocal styles – folk songs, music theatre, wedding music, jazz, and classical.  Students perform individual solos as well as a vast variety of choral music.  Students perform in our own concerts as well as with different instrumental and choral ensembles around Windsor and Essex County. Music theory, history and sight-singing are also major parts of each course.
 
 
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VOCAL​ COURSES

AMV1OW - VOCAL TUTORIAL

Prerequisite: Audition

This course emphasizes the performance of vocal music at a level that strikes a balance between challenge and skill and is aimed at developing technique, sensitivity and imagination. Students will develop musical literacy skills by using the creative and critical analysis processes in composition, performance, and a range of reflective and analytical activities. Students will develop an understanding of sight-singing, folksongs, and music theatre. There is a theory book fee of $20.00.

 

AMV2OW - VOCAL TUTORIAL

Prerequisite: AMV1OW or Audition

This course emphasizes the performance of vocal music at a level that strikes a balance between challenge and skill and is aimed at developing technique, sensitivity and imagination. Students will develop musical literacy skills by using the creative and critical analysis processes in composition, performance, and a range of reflective and analytical activities. Students will discover how to prepare music for weddings and develop an understanding of the Italian Aria and the skills involved in singing one. There is a theory book fee of $20.00.

 

AMV3MW - VOCAL TUTORIAL

Prerequisite: AMV2OW or Audition

This course provides students with opportunities to develop their musical literacy through the creation, appreciation, analysis, and performance of vocal music, including jazz and church music. Students will apply the creative process when performing appropriate technical exercises and repertoire and will employ the critical analysis processes when reflecting on, responding to, and analyzing live and recorded performances. Students will consider the function of music in society and the impact of music on individuals and communities. They will explore how to apply skills developed in music to their life and careers. There is a theory book fee of $20.00.

 

AMV4MW - VOCAL TUTORIAL

Prerequisite: AMV3MW

This course enables students to enhance their musical literacy through the creation, appreciation, analysis, and performance of vocal music. Students will perform traditional, commercial, and art music, and will respond with insight to live and recorded performances. Students will enhance their understanding of the function of music in society and the impact of music on themselves and various communities and cultures. Students will prepare three solos for a final recital as part of their final summative evaluation. There is a theory book fee of $20.00.

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