Opera Studies

Courses

Jacobs School Bulletin

2014-2015
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Courses offered by the Opera Studies Department are listed below. Please check the Schedule of Classes for course offerings each semester. The letter "P" identifies prerequisites for the course listed.

MUS  R471 - Vocal Performance Workshop I

P: Successful completion of upper-division examination. Open to undergraduate voice majors in the Jacobs School of Music; other students by permission of the instructor. Opera arias and ensembles, musical theater repertoire and spoken texts from theatrical works. Audition techniques, stage movement, and a staged "scenes" production performance.

MUS  R472 - Vocal Performance Workshop II

P: Successful completion of upper-division examination. Open to undergraduate voice majors in the Jacobs School of Music; other students by permission of the instructor. Opera arias and ensembles, musical theater repertoire and spoken texts from theatrical works. Audition techniques, stage movement, and a staged "scenes" production performance.

MUS  R571 - Opera Workshop

P: Consent of instructor.  Staging and interpretive exploration of operatic arias and ensembles.  Class work culminates in staged public performance.

MUS  R572 - Opera Workshop

P: Consent of instructor.  Advanced work in movement and role characterization for the opera stage.  Class work culminates in a public performance of staged arias and scenes.