Jan 29, 2022  
2021-22 University Catalogue 
2021-22 University Catalogue

MMED 626 Styles, Diction and IPA for Vocal Music Educators

3 credits 42.0 hours
600 level graduate course

This course is designed to engage vocal music teachers of all levels in understanding and teaching the pronunciation and usage of diverse languages, and the diction and stylistic rules for singing varied repertoire. Vocal music teachers will extend upon their knowledge of English, Italian, Latin, German, French and Spanish. Additionally, students will immerse themselves in understanding, reading, writing, and using the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA). Course participants will gain a deeper understanding of how to transcribe texts into IPA, and how to translate text to comprehend and analyze repertoire to enhance ensemble musicianship and performance.

This course is not repeatable for credit.