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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

Vocal Technique II

Location: 
CAP21, 18 W. 18th Street, New York, NY.
Length: 
36 hours (12 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: reinforce a mastery of learning objectives from Vocal Technique I; demonstrate dynamic control; employ resonance variation in song performance; practice varying the use of the vibrato at will (straight tone to full vibrato); and perform full range of the singing voice to include belt and mix. 

Instruction: 

This course focuses on the entire process of singing and continues to explore the technical skills acquired in Vocal Technique I, including: posture/alignment, breathing, working release of the articulators, extending pitch range, coordinating register transitions, implementing music theory skills, building practice and preparation skills. Songs reinforce the new skills of dynamic control, resonance variation, vibrato, mix and belt. The final song of the course is presented in a performance before the faculty.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category OR in the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 1 semester hour in Musical Theatre and related disciplines (5/10) (7/15 revalidation). NOTE: This course and Private Voice II form a 2 semester hour course in Musical Theatre and related disciplines.

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