Spring 2019 Course Syllabus
Course: MUSP-1227- Section: 01
Applied Commercial Music - Voice
|Instructor||Blas Canedo Gonzalez|
|Description||Private instruction in voice with goals related to commercial music.|
1. Demonstrates comprehension of content-area reading material. Identifies all main ideas, supporting details, and vocabulary in reading material related to vocal technique and repertoire; demonstrates a full understanding of the reading. (PSLO 1)
2. Demonstrate proficiency in vocal technique music from commercial, classical, and broadway repertoire (PSLO 2)
3. Develop a professional, disciplined approach to performance skills (PSLO 2,3,4,5)
4. Present a juried performance for faculty (PSLO 2,3,4,5)
|Program Student Learning Outcomes||
1. Demonstrates comprehension of content-area reading material. Identifies all main ideas, supporting details, and vocabulary in reading material; demonstrates a full understanding of the reading.
2. Applies commercial music performance techniques to professional practice.
3. Applies commercial music sound engineering technology to support performance practices.
4. Applies basic music industry principles to professional practice.
5. Demonstrates professional behavior as characterized by a commitment to the profession.
Printed sheet music, and karaoke recordings of songs and arias that could be found online, for free or at an affordable price at libraries, and books stores.
The repertoire(sheet music + karaoke) of each individual student for voice lessons has to be approved by the voice instructor.
Midterm may be a combination of written, aural and/or performance.
The final exam is either a private performance with the voice instructor or an open performance with juries. Your final presentation should include three (3) songs that must be memorized and ready to perform from the repertoire assigned by the instructor during the semester.
The final exam and jury recital date will be announced two week prior the end of the semester. The student can choose to perform with (1) a karaoke track, (2) accompany themselves, (3) have an accompanist, or (4) sing with a full band.
Session Recordings are optional and discretional to the voice teacher. If available, each vocalist will be required to participate in recording their voice with an accompaniment (karaoke) track in our recording studios. This recording session will be scheduled by the student and will be used for self-evaluation. This recording session will happen once in the semester; the student will coordinate, upon the approval of Mr. John E. Freyermuth, to schedule recording time(s) with the appropriate personnel and/or student(s).
|Final Exam Date||May 13, 2019 - 10:00 AM Through May 13, 2019 - 1:00 PM|
|Grading Scale||90 - 100=A 80 - 89=B 70 - 79=C 60 - 69=D Below 59 = F|
Weekly Lessons 55% - You will be given a grade for each weekly lesson. At the end of the semester, the combined average of these grades will comprise 55% of your semester grade.
Mid-Term Performance & Written Exam 15%
Final Exam 30%
Studio Recording( if available), extra-credit
Research has shown a cause and effect relationship between attendance and college success. Policies for this course are described below:
There are about 16 weeks in every semester; students are expected to attend at least 14 lessons per semester.
This is a 2 credit course that is required to meet 4 hours per week - one with your applied faculty plus three additional hours, exclusive of course preparation by the student.
You are allowed one "free" weekly lesson absence per semester. This "free" absence will not count against your grade. For all other unexcused absences, you will be given a "0" for that week's lesson grade unless you bring an official excuse, for example a medical excuse signed by the doctor.
|Academic Honesty||Academic honesty is expected from all students, and dishonesty in any form will not be tolerated. Please consult the LSC-PA policies (Section IX, subsection A, in the Faculty Handbook) for consequences of academic dishonesty.|
|ADA Considerations||The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is a federal anti-discrimination statute that provides comprehensive civil rights for persons with disabilities. Among other things, this legislation requires that all students with disabilities be guaranteed a learning environment that provides for reasonable accommodation of their disabilities. If you believe you have a disability requiring an accommodation, please contact the the Office for Disability Services Coordinator, Room 231, in the Madison Monroe Building. The phone number is (409) 984-6241.|
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|HB 2504||This syllabus is part of LSC-PA's efforts to comply with Texas House Bill 2504.|