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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 Performance II

48 hours (12 weeks).
CAP21, 18 W. 18th Street, New York, NY.

August 2009 - June 2017.

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to apply more sophisticated vocal preparation to a variety of material and research a variety of composers and historical eras.


This course is designed to build, develop, and refine the skills acquired in Vocal Performance I and apply those lessons from the Acting and Text Analysis to a song. Music and lyrics are explored from the actors' points of view with a more advanced text analysis process for vocal performance work which focuses on building the foundation of "The 10 Basics" from Vocal Performance I. Lyrics are explored as monologues and music is explored as a technique to support the emotional life. Instruction focuses on material selected from some of the following composers: Leonard Bernstein, Jerry Bock, Jerry Herman, Mitch Leigh, Bob Merrill, Harold Rome, Jules Styne, Burt Bacharach, Cy Coleman, Larry Grossman, John Kander, David Shire, Stephen Sondheim, Jason Robert Brown, Craig Carnelia, William Finn, Steve Flaherty, Adam Guettel, Marvin Hamlisch, Amanda McBroom, Alan Menken, Michael Rupert, Stephen Schwartz, Lucy Simon, and more.

Credit recommendation: 

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