Jan 28, 2023  
2022-2023 Lane Community College Catalog 
2022-2023 Lane Community College Catalog
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MUS 134 - Group Voice

2 Credit(s)

This class is designed to help students develop their voices for singing. They will be instructed individually and as a group in vocal techniques that will improve the quality of their voices. They will learn about diction, phrasing, dynamics, expression, posture, breath-control, and vocal resonance as well as the basic anatomy of singing. They will also learn how to cope with the fear of singing in front of others. No musical background is needed to take this class. Contents and expected learning proficiencies of this course vary from term to term. May be repeated up to 6 total credits.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to:

  1. Demonstrate improved ability with vocal technique including control of pitch, color/texture, volume, expanded range, and control of air to the vocal line (CLO 1.2, 3.1, 4.2)
  2. Demonstrate understanding of repertoire preparation, lyric diction, and character development and how these apply to performance (CLO 1.3, 1.4, 2.1)
  3. Demonstrate an expanded musical and stylistic awareness of vocal repertoire and an improved concentration/control in performance (CLO 1.2, 4.4, 5.2)
  4. Demonstrate ability to critically evaluate their singing and apply learning towards making improvements in music making (CLO 3.5, 3.6, 4.6, 5.4)

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