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Students who wish to withdraw from a course must complete all steps indicated on the Academic Withdrawal Request form by the course withdrawal deadline.
NOTE: Students who are attending Texas institutions of higher education, for the first time fall 2007 and later, may not withdraw from more than six courses during their academic career. This withdrawal limitation does not include dual credit or developmental classes (Senate Bill 1231 Rule 4.10.) For more information on Drop and Withdrawal Policies, please visit the Registrar's Office Web site.
MUAP-1283-001 Voice Major
Prerequisite: Audition or instructor consent
One 60-minute lesson per week, minimum 10 hours of outside practice per week required. For music majors, in their major area of performance. Emphasis on development of technique, musicianship and extensive repertoire from contrasting historical periods.
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(2 sem hr; 1 hr lesson, 10 hr practice)
On Campus Course
Twenty-four Italian Songs and Arias, published by Schirmer.
Vaccai: Practical Method of Italian Singing
This course is the third of four semesters of study as a voice major, for students who have completed MUAP 1283, MUAP 1284, and have been passed by the music faculty into sophomore level instruction, based upon jury performances.
After studying the material presented in this course of study, the student will be able to do the following as evaluated by the faculty in the department/program:
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Be prepared for every lesson!
Minimum of 2 hours per day of practice, or 12-15 hours per week.
Attend studio class weekly.
Work on Rosetta Stone software for foreign language study.
Based on performance in class, notebook, attitude, and jury grade, the student will be graded accordingly. Final grade will be based on the following scale:
Three missed lessons lowers grade by 1 letter.
Must call and leave a message if you will not be present at a lesson; make-up lessons are at the discretion of the instructor.
Must call and leave a message if you will not be present, otherwise, lesson is unexcused.
Student is allowed only 1 unexcused lesson per semester.
Lesson times will be assigned during the first week of the semester. Lessons will begin either during the first week of school, or during the second week of school if not scheduled prior to lesson time during the first week.
First lesson: Meet with instructor; determine individual goals for semester, choose music, and receive first practice assignment.
Second lesson: Prepare the given assignment, and bring all required materials to lesson.
Third and subsequent lessons: Each upcoming week's assignment will be determined by the progress demonstrated during the previous week's lesson.
14th week of school: All music for the jury examination must be memorized.
Monday of final exams week: Individual music jury will be performed for the entire music faculty, in the Concert Hall. Sign-up for time slots of 10 minutes per student will begin during the 14th week of school, in the Music Department Office, Room 304.
Practice rooms are available, located in Concert Hall south hallway; any rooms that are unlocked and contain a piano are available for individual practice.
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