Subject: Music
Credit units: 3
Offered: Term 3 only
College: Graduate and Postdoc Studies
Department: Music


A detailed and systematic study of the fundamentals of choral organization, leadership, and function. Topics include: research into the dynamics of vocal production; critical analysis and psychological process of the choral audition; research into methods and practice of the placement of singers; an analysis of language and text with respect to the International Phonetic Alphabet; a substantial and detailed examination of warmups, choral balance, blend, and tone with respect to stylistic periods and trends; rehearsal management, leadership, and organizing performances.

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