MUS214: Projects in Vocal Performance: Vocal Styles in African American Music (Spring 2020)

Course Info

This course will study African American composers and vocal musical styles from post-Civil War to the present. Includes a survey of the origins of spirituals, blues, art song, jazz, gospel and R&B, exploring the vocal styles, vocal production, repertoire, and cultural context of each genre. Course will involve both lecture and performance, culminating in a written project and public vocal performance. Non-singers are welcome.

Time/Location:

Feb 03, 2020 - May 12, 2020

Friday 01:30 PM - 04:20 PM

Building TBD, Room TBD

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