Chamber Singers

CRN# 11865 - MUSC 1220D - 001

Chorus, November 2016

In performance, November 2016

Associated Term: Spring 2017
Levels: Undergraduate

Dr. Joseph Amante, instructor and organization advisor: amante@ccri.edu

Knight Campus, Warwick - rm. 0562
Lecture Schedule Type
1.000 Credits

Prerequisite:

Audition and consent of instructor

Course Description:

An auditioned ensemble performing choral works drawn from all style periods. It is a “hands-on” course with repertoire that may include motets, anthems, large works, folk songs, and spirituals. Performance experiences may include concerts and trips.

Goals and Outcomes:

Provide students with an opportunity to discover the singing instrument and develop skills related to singing choral music

  • Perform works that are a cappella and/or utilize small ensemble techniques (for example, unconducted)
  • Acquire/develop skills in music reading, tonal memory and stage presence
  • Develop uniformity of phonetics and group effort
  • Develop awareness of the rhythmic relationship between notes in its application to selected repertoire
  • Learn to sing properly and expressively based on techniques in diaphragmatic breathing, proper tone production, clear diction and the stylistic interpretation of selected repertoire.
  • To act as ambassadors for the CCRI Department of Performing Arts

Discover cultural awareness through the preparation and performance of repertoire in other languages and types of choral literature.

Rehearsals:

All members must attend every weekly rehearsal, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11:30-12:45 PM. Students are advised to record rehearsals for music learning.

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Last Updated: 11/30/17