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Vocal Performance 1,2 (4929, 4930)    - PILOT COURSE -


Pilot Site:
 Pilot course for San Diego School of Creative and Performing Arts (SCPA). Other schools may not offer this course without prior approval from the Interdivisional Curriculum Committee.

Grade Range:
 9–12
 Prerequisites:
 None
 Course duration:
 Two semesters
Subject area in which graduation credit will be given:
 Practical Arts
Course Description:
 Vocal Performance 1,2 teaches the musical concepts and technique of performing at a beginning level. In this course, students will learn how to produce controlled and accurate pitch and create a mature tone, as well as learn the basics of music notation and musical vocabulary. Students will be exposed to the major scale and diverse repertoire and will be asked to think deeply about the discipline of music from a number of perspectives, including style, genre, mood, and historical and cultural context. Additional topics of study include demonstrating appropriate performance etiquette, identifying musical contrasts, evaluating performances, and creating new music through compositions and improvisations.

Basic Texts and Teaching Guides:
 TBD.