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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

CAP21 (Collaborative Arts Project 21) | Evaluated Learning Experience

Audition Technique - Pop Rock and Standards

Location: 
CAP21, 18 W. 18th Street, New York, NY. 
Length: 

24 hours (6 weeks).

Dates: 

August 2009 - June 2017.

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: research appropriate audition material; employ a rehearsal process to prepare audition material for class; discuss reading assignments in class to further develop knowledge of appropriate audition material; apply audition technique and personal style; identify differences between the genres of musical theatre; and prepare music sides for mock auditions. 

Instruction: 

In this course, students further develop research skills to find appropriate audition material, create a practice routine to prepare audition material for class, discuss reading assignments in class to further develop knowledge of appropriate audition material, develop audition etiquette, and identify the differences between the genres and eras of musical theatre. The goal of the course is have a minimum of two songs from specific eras of musical theatre that are suitable as audition material. Work sessions are conducted in each genre to provide students with opportunities to polish full songs as well as 16-bar and 8-bar cuts. 

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category OR in the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 2 semester hours in Musical Theatre and related disciplines (5/10) (7/15 revalidation). 

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